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Lt. Allen"s 1885 Alaska Adventure

Alaska Geographic Society.

Lt. Allen"s 1885 Alaska Adventure

by Alaska Geographic Society.

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Published by Alaska Geographic Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History - General History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPenny Rennick (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12162866M
    ISBN 101566610656
    ISBN 109781566610650

    From the bestselling author of The Snow Child, a thrilling tale of historical adventure set in the Alaskan the winter of , Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska.   Book review: Research, photos make novel feel like nonfiction. In , an Army lieutenant colonel is charged with exploring a portion of the Alaska Territory. As soon as Lt. Col. Allen.

    To the Bright Edge of the World (Large Print): Ivey, Eowyn: In the winter of , Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska. Their objective: to travel up the ferocious Wolverine River, mapping the interior and gathering information on the region's potentially dangerous native tribes. Here is a chronicle of the early days of the Delta, beginning with Lt. Henry Allen's amazing expedition up the Copper in , as well as a history of fisheries, war, roads, fires, storms, earthquakes, floods, and .

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Allen's Alaska Adventure Hardcover – December 1, by Alaska Geographic Society (Author), Penny Rennick (Editor)Author: Alaska Geographic Society. Inspired largely by the real-life expedition of Lt. Henry T. Allen to ascend the Copper River into Interior Alaska and westward, a 1,mile wilderness feat compared at the time to Lewis and Author: Nancy Lord.

Popularly known as the Lewis and Clark of Alaska, Lieutenant Allen’s Expedition of provides a unique storybook of humankind, illustrating the evolution of geographic knowledge in Alaska’s interior through interactions between Indigenous inhabitants and Army personnel. Allen’s map is the first accurate representation of the Copper River.

Written By: Robert Marsett In Januarythree soldiers departed from Portland, Oregon, beginning a journey of discovery into the interior of Alaska.

INTRODUCTION In Lt. Henry Allen and four companions traveled 1, miles, ascending the Copper River, crossing the Alaska Range, floating down the Tanana River to the Yukon, then crossing overland from the Yukon to Koyukuk River, floating down that river to the Yukon and then out to St.

Michael on the Bering Sea : Bill Simeone. It’sand Col. Allen Forrester has been asked to lead a small, motley crew of soldiers, trappers and Native Americans up the uncharted Wolverine River and cross Alaska in the winter.

'To the Bright Edge of the World' hauntingly portrays Alaskan wilderness Eowyn Ivey's second novel set in Alaska in follows a married. Inspired largely by the real-life expedition of Lt. Henry T. Allen to ascend the Copper River into Interior Alaska and westward, a 1,mile wilderness feat compared at.

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From the bestselling author of The Snow Child, a thrilling tale of historical adventure set in the Alaskan wilderness. In the winter ofLieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska.

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Lt. Henry Allen Second only To Lewis and Clark. July 9, Mike Coppock Twenty-five-year-old Army Lt. Henry Allen stood in the Alaskan wilderness instaring up at the giant columns of frozen ice draping down from rapids of the Copper River.

He was trying to see a path upward. A suspenseful novel of adventure inspired by history and imbued with myth, it's set mostly inpartly in a ferocious, fantastical Alaska and partly at a US Army post in the Pacific Northwest.

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The army command determined that another officer might succeed where Abercrombie failed and dispatched Lt. Henry Allen to the Copper River in While Allen did manage to push upriver and eventually complete the single most distinguished Alaska exploration expedition of the century, his attainments did not tame the Copper River.

“To the Bright Edge of the World” (Little, Brown, $26, pp.) hearkens back to a time 20 years after the Civil War, when the last national frontier for nonnative Americans is the vast and.

A BookPage Best Book of the Year In the winter ofdecorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible: to venture up the Wolverine River and pierce the vast, untamed Alaska Territory.

From the bestselling author of The Snow Child, a thrilling tale of historical adventure set in the Alaskan the winter ofLieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska. Their objective: to travel up the feroci.

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey (Amazon / Hive Books) Eowyn Ivey's newest novel, released today, is set in her home state, Alaska. A historical fiction set inIt follows the adventures of Lieutant Colonel Allen Forrester and his expedition through uncharted territory.

The book is told through diary. Soon the famous Copper River and Northwestern Railroad would follow. Here is a chronicle of the early days of the Delta, beginning with Lt. Henry Allen’s amazing expedition up the Copper inas well as a history of fisheries, war, roads, fires, storms, earthquakes, floods, and .Alaska Geographic Association has 63 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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