Lynn Canal


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Lynn Canal

An inlet of the Pacific Ocean in southeast Alaska connecting Skagway with Juneau. It was a major route to the goldfields during the Alaskan gold rush (1896-1898).
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Fixing this bridge is vital to helping the Excursion Inlet cannery maintain its operations and promote the quality processing of Alaska salmon from Lynn Canal, Cross Sound, Icy Strait and the entire Fairweather grounds, in addition to assisting job creation in the area.
Of particular interest is the contested boundary line in the south, with both the British and the United States claiming the valuable area surrounding the Lynn Canal, one of the main access points from the Pacific coast into the Yukon River and thence to the goldfields.
We are following closely any decision that will allow the Lynn Canal Road (Juneau Access) to move forward.
Although FST values were low, a neighbor-joining tree based on genetic distance, homogeneity, and FST values revealed that collectively, the Berners Bay and Lynn Canal (interior) collections were genetically distinct from Sitka Sound and Prince of Wales Island (outer-coastal) collections.
Home" for Cohen, myself, and 3,500 other human residents, is one of two tiny towns--Haines and Skagway--located at the head of Lynn Canal, a seawater fjord deeper than the Grand Canyon at the northern end of Alaska's Inside Passage.
For an epic journey, you can take the Glacier Highway north past spruce forests and the silver waters of Lynn Canal, until in 40 miles you see a big warning sign: TRAVEL BEYOND THIS POINT NOT RECOMMENDED.
From there, they take the 4 1/2-hour ferry ride down the Lynn Canal to Juneau.
There was concern about the wind, which came whipping up the Lynn Canal and had the dangling bos'n chair swinging alarmingly on its ropes.
But the Lynn Canal can still be dangerous: in 1995, the Star Princess struck a rock near Juneau and had to limp to Portland, Oregon, for repairs.
Skagway, a picturesque restored gold-rush town, is located in a spectacular fjord at the head of Lynn Canal, the northernmost end of Alaska's Inside Passage.
The site is only accessible by air or water; supplies will be delivered mainly by barges using the Lynn Canal during the shipping season, which normally runs from late April through October.