An 11-hour flight from Los Angeles, 1 hour flight from Nadi, and a 2-hour 4-wheel-drive trek along the rugged, sun-drenched coast of Taveuni Island will get you to the village of Waitabu.A bumbling grouping of 50 people living in 15 huts, Waitabu faces an outstretched morning-sun Pacific Ocean.Subarctic Alaskan peatlands are particularly sensitive to climate change, where alterations to the biogeochemical and hydrological cycles are affected by the vegetational shifts taking place.As part of a coastal regional Alaskan transect we analyzed a 2.5 meter sediment core at 2-cm intervals for fossil pollen, spores, and macrofossils over the last 14,000 years, utilizing plant macrofossils for accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) carbon-14 dating.Elementary schools: Mountain View Elementary, Kaleidoscope School of Art and Science, and Aurora Borealis Charter School. C., 2007, A guide to the late Quaternary history of northern and western Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Guidebook 8, 112 p., 6 sheets, scale ,360.
A long-time Homer resident reported a box full of antique medical supplies stolen Tuesday.
Some of the worlds largest salmon are caught right out of the waters that surround the town.
The only municipal airports that have flights to and from Anchorage is in Kenai, so for many people this is the first stop on their adventure of the Kenai Peninsula.
Locals swear by the view of Grand Lake and Peakaboo Mountain, so much so that the 12-mile stretch of Route 1 between Danforth and Orient has been dubbed the "Million Dollar View." And if the tank is full and you don't feel like turning back, there's no need to stop at the Maine border; Route 1 continues all the way through to Florida.
Cultural stop: We promised you a lighthouse: Just a smidgen off of Route 1, the Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth beckons from Fort Williams Park.