Alaska's Marine Highway

Alaska's Marine Highway

Address:6858 Glacier Highway
PO Box 112505
Juneau, AK 99801

Phone:800-642-0066
Web: www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/ Description:Scenic coastal ferry route in southern Alaska that includes Alaska's Inside Passage, Prince William Sound, Kodiak, and the Aleutian Islands. Scenery includes pristine islands, spectacular fjords, the Gulf of Alaska and Lower Cook Inlet, snow-capped mountains, historical towns and villages, and abundant wildlife.
Legth: 8,834 miles. Start/Endpoint: The "Inside Passage" extends from Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia north to Skagway. The Gulf Coast Route extends from Juneau to the Marine Highway's westernmost port, Unalaska, in the Aleutians. Time to Allow: Running times for selected routes: 37 hours from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan, AK; 5.5 hours from Valdez to Cordova; 18.5 hours from Kodiak to Chignik Designation/Year: All-American Road (2005).

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PIC has offered mobile mammography tests since 1996 to a service area extending from Talkeetna to the Kenai Peninsula, as well as to several communities along Alaska's marine highway ferry system.
Alaska and Alaska's Marine Highway have waited a long time for the Fairweather and the type of service improvement this ship can provide," said Captain George Capacci, general manager of the system.
Created in 1963 by Alaska's first governor, William Egan, Alaska's Marine Highway celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2003.

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