Plane Crash in Alaska Leaves Five Dead and One Missing

Plane Crash in Alaska Leaves Five Dead and One Missing

On May 13, 2019, two planes carrying Princess Cruise passengers collided over a small town in Alaska from unknown circumstances. Five people have since been confirmed dead, ten have been taken to a Ketchikan hospital, and one person has been unaccounted for. One plane carried 11 people, while the other carried five. The smaller plane […]

Alaska and the Home of Mount Pavlof

Alaska and the Home of Mount Pavlof

Alaska is the home of Mount Pavlof, an active volcano in the Aleutian Range of the state. It is one of the most active volcanos in the United States of America. It has erupted 13 times since 1980, twice in 2014, and again on March 27, 2016. It darkened the sky across Southwestern Alaska. WBUR stated […]

Juneau Icefield Is Disappearing Slowly

Juneau Icefield Is Disappearing Slowly

  The Juneau Icefield could sooner or later be gone, and is, in essence, almost disappearing completely. A recent scientific publication has concluded that under differing scenaria, the icefield will be reduced in size. One model predicts total elimination by the year 2200. Researchers associated with the University of Alaska – Fairbanks (UAF), Cornell University, and […]

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