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  1. postcards from the pole

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Bering Strait was an interesting part of the trip, as we could clearly see the east coast of Russia and the west coast of Alaska at the same time. Whales travel in and out of the Arctic using this narrow waterway every year. We didn't see any whales in the Bering Strait, but we stopped in Wales, Alaska where we met some hunters. They told us many stories about how climate change ...

  2. Glaciers

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... metres. In Hong Kong, everybody would have to move to The Peak. Some glaciers are huge. The Bering Glacier in Alaska, United States, for example, is nearly 200 kilometres long. No matter what ... a. ice-cap b. summit c. head 3 The record for the fastest moving glacier in modern times was in? a. Pakistan b. Yunnan province c. Alaska Answers: April 19 1. b, 2. a, 3. a ...

  3. The lone ranges

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... snowcaps, even in July, during a wet year, visitors could be forgiven for imagining they were in far-more-remote Alaska. The Trinities, which lie between Mount Shasta and the Pacific Ocean, remain quiet because they're more than four hours' drive from any major city. To the time-poor weekend traveller, they might as well be in Alaska- or Switzerland, for that matter. According ...

  4. Life's rich tapestry

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... to Chungking Mansions still largely exists. To Professor Mathews however, it is the most interesting place in Hong Kong. Growing up in Alaska, he pursued American Studies at Yale University ...

  5. Wild, wild east

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Glenn A. Baker

    ... are the popular eight-day horseback expeditions through the mountains outside Ulan Bator. A slew of local tour companies have opened up the extremities of the country, which is the size of Alaska ...



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