Exploring Alaska's Kenai Fjords is the most comprehensive marine guide available to the Kenai Peninsula outer coast. Ideal for planning, the guidebook provides information for small boat mariners, ocean kayakers, weekend beachcombers, and others about the intricate coastline that links Prince William Sound with Cook Inlet, in southcentral Alaska.
The guide book provides information on anchorages, camping, hiking, beachcombing and kayaking routes with the Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska State Marine and Recreational Parks, and Kachemak Bay State and Wilderness Parks. In addition it provides detailed background information on the history, geology, and wildlife in the fjords.
The book contains 130 contemporary and historical photographs and vintage drawings and 40 detailed maps.
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The author, David Miller, homesteaded in Day Harbor on the Kenai Peninsula outer coast after serving in the Vietnam War. He has extensively explored the Kenai Peninsula seacoast by small boat and kayak. The coastal guide material and travel tips in this book were compiled from his journals, travel logs, commercial fishing records, and recollections from more than 45 years of exploring, beachcombing, and photographing wild and remote places in the Kenai Fjords, Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and Southeast Alaska. His articles and photographs have appeared in Alaska Magazine, Alaska Geographic, Wilderness, and other publications. David lives with his wife Anne, a marine biologist in Seward, Alaska. They also fish commercially for halibut and spend time at their homestead in Day Harbor.Review:
Amazon reviewers have rated Exploring Alaska s Kenai Fjords 5 out of 5 stars... an excellent introduction to the coast between Homer and Seward... THE must have book for boating the Kenai Fjords - Invaluable when sightseeing or looking for safe anchorage... Love this book - Great details of each area in Kenai Fjords... --Amazon.com
David Wm. Miller s excellent book Exploring Alaska s Kenai Fjords... presents an engaging mariner s guide that includes a great deal of history and natural history as well as sound advice on anchorage, hazards, and attractions. His book is especially helpful to kayakers because he notes landing beaches, campsites, and cabins. --Gulf of Alaska Coastal Travel Routes by Terry Johnson, Alaska Sea Grant marine recreation and tourism specialist
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Book Description Wilderness Images Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110961395419
Book Description Wilderness Images Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0961395419 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0530748