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Wulik River – Perfect Location For Fishing

One of the things that bind most of America (and Canada as well) is fishing. Fishing that once used to be a past-time thing has now been raised almost to the level of a local sport. Those with years of fishing experience will be able to tell that fishing is one of the ultimate ‘man sports’ out there. It has even become a lifestyle in itself and has developed its own vocabulary. It is not easy to catch those quick and swift fishes streaming through the rapid waters of North America, even with the best fishing gear. From the Everglades in the South to the Rockies in the West and finally to Alaska, our home, our heaven, fishing incites a spark of excitement and adventure in every man. Coming to Alaska where nature is incredibly abundant, there are many options for all the fishing enthusiasts. People travel here every year from faraway parts of the country exclusively to enjoy the...

A Weather Station Owner’s Perspective on The Alaska Gold Rush

Klondike Gold Rush which is also known as the Alaska Gold rush was a movement in 1896 to 1899 where 100,000 people moved to the Klondike in Yukon which is a part of northwest Canada. They went there in search of gold. Some local miners named Skookum Jim Mason, Tagish Charlie along with George Carmack found some gold in Rabbit Creek in Yukon, Canada.  Soon after that the gold started being discovered everywhere and anywhere and the people started asking for claims. The ones that got the hold of this gold became rich and were known as Klondike Kings. As the news spread to the other parts of the world and this was the start of the Alaska Gold Rush. People started relocation to Yukon. Out of the 100,000 people that left for Yukon, only 30,000 could complete the trip. Since the trip was very tough and the temperature very cold, most of them either died or went back. They had to walk all the...

Check out the Pros and Cons of Living in Alaska

Alaska is a beautiful place to spend your holidays. But if you plan to live here, there are many things you have to consider. Every place has some good and the bad things about it. Same is the case with Alaska. Every person has a different choice and a different way of living. Here I give you a list of the general pros and cons of living in Alaska. ProsCons Let’s start with the positives and list down some good things about living in Alaska: 1.     The Nature The very first thing that strikes about Alaska is its natural beauty. Since the place is sparsely populated, the natural beauty is untouched. You can live anywhere in Alaska and be closer to nature. There are so many different types of landscapes and a lot of wildlife. So if you love to be closer to nature and want to spend your time in a place that is calm and away from the city’s hustle and bustle, Alaska is the...

Efforts and Focus of Public Seismic Network

Public Seismic Network is a network that is dedicated to the promotion of earthquake awareness and its information. The Public Seismic Network is now spread all over the world and connects the amateur seismologists or a person interested in earthquakes to sources of information. They make huge efforts to make the public aware of the ways in which they can prevent the harm caused due to any natural calamity like an earthquake. Some of the efforts and focuses of the Public Seismic Network are: Collect Information The Public Seismic Network recruits people from all over the world to collect information about the earthquakes and the type of area they can occur in. The information is obtained by using technological instruments that are placed in the places with seismic activities. They make a huge database of information like when was the last earthquake that occurred, where did it occur,...

Public Seismic Network and Generation of Public Awareness for Earthquake

Earthquakes are one of the biggest threat to the human kind. The worst part about these is that they cannot be stopped or controlled and strike at the most unlikely times. It brings with it major losses to the lives of the people and their properties. There are studies that are being conducted to find the solid cause of earthquakes and prevent them from happening. But until then, all that is possible is prevention. Public Seismic Network Public Seismic Network is a network that connects the normal man to the seismologists and help them get the information regarding earthquakes. This network was first set up in California in 1990 by a group of enthusiasts. Now, this has become a worldwide phenomenon. They have around one hundred and eleven stations in different parts of the world and even the governments of earthquake-prone countries are using their techniques in setting up their own...