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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

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July 4, 1914 – The eyes of the world are at last turned to Alaska's Fisheries, now generally conceded to be the world's most important. The constant advance in the price of foodstuffs has served to turn attention to Alaska's wonderful supply of cheap food, found in her fisheries. It was pointed out recently at a meeting of scientists held in Seattle that although there are over 200 varieties of edible fish found in Alaskan waters, only seven varieties are extensively exploited. Notwithstanding this alleged oversight, the fisheries products of Alaska now have an annual valuation far in exc...

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