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What is Petersburg Alaska Known For?

Petersburg is situated across Frederick Sound with an amazing glacier wall and alpine peaks like the Devil’s Thumb which provides a skyline of jagged snowy summits. This small town is home to around 3,000 people and is on an island and is only accessible by water or air. Here are some of the things that…

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Must-Try Restaurants at Mitkof Island, Alaska

Mitkof Island is situated between Kupreanof Island to the west and the Alaskan mainland to the east in the Alexander Archipelago of southeast Alaska. Mitkof Island is an excellent summer vacation spot. Papa Bear’s Pizza Papa Bear’s Pizza takes a step back in time to honor the traditions of making delicious pizza. Only uses daily…

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A view at Petersburg’s fish port from the dock

Fishing is Petersburg’s primary source of income, but then it was not established by Norwegian immigration. The Tlingit have lived in the Mitkof Island region for hundreds of years. When the European immigrants came in the late 1800s, the Tlingit Indians were their first encounter. Wrangell Narrows The Wrangell Narrows, a deep, narrow waterway close…

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Southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage

Southeast Alaska, often known as the Inside Passage’s Alaska Panhandle, stretches five hundred miles from Mt. Fairweather’s base to Misty Fjords National Monument. Canada is to the northeast, whereas the ocean is to the southwest. With Sitka spruce and cedar forests, verdant mountains, sheer fjords, and tidal water glaciers connected by startlingly blue seas, it…