National Geographic Map PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND - WEST #761
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Prince William Sound is a dramatic marine landscape of endless coastline, rugged mountains, and tidewater glaciers known for calving enormous chunks of ice into the sea. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Prince William Sound - West provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this breathtaking region. Key areas of interest include Whittier, Port Nellie Juan, Chugach National Forest, Nellie Juan-College Fiord Wilderness Study Area, and Harriman, Blue, and College fiords. Chenega, Knight, Latouche, Elrington, Evans, Bainbridge, Culross, Esther, and Perry islands are also shown.
Kayaking and boating are popular activities in Prince William Sound and state marine parks abound including South Esther Island, Granite Bay, Bettles Bay, Surprise Cove, Decision Point, Entry Cove, Ziegler Cove, Thumb Cove, Safety Cove, Sandspit Point, Sunny Cove, Driftwood Bay, and Horseshoe Bay. The map features detailed topography with shaded relief and contour lines; clearly defined, color-coded boundaries of state marine parks, wildlife areas, and native corporation lands; safety information; elevations for summits, passes, and some lakes; and depth soundings. Recreation features are clearly marked, including campgrounds, public use cabins, kayak landings, seaplane bases, selected anchorages, trailheads, and lighthouses. Other features found on this map include: Blying Sound, Cape Junken, Chugach National Forest, College Fiord, Day Harbor, Ellsworth Glacier, Inner Lake George, Kings Bay, Knight Island, Knight Island Passage, Knik Glacier, Montague Strait, Nellie Juan River, Perry Island, Port Bainbridge, Port Wells, Sargent Icefield, Unakwik Inlet, Upper Lake George.
- Brand = National Geographic
Item ID: 68862
Category: Misc. Maps