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River Piracy…Without the Skull and Crossbones

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Kaskawulsh Glacier, Slims River, and Kaskawulsh(Alsek) River and Stream Piracy due to Glacial Melting Over the past century many of the glaciers in Alaska and Canada have retreated due to Global Warming.  One of these glaciers is the Kaskawulsh Glacier located in the Yukon Territory of Canada.  This glacier has historically been the source of […]

History of Tohatsu Outboards

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Tohatsu is Japan’s oldest outboard manufacturer. Tohatsu’s first outboard engine was built in 1956, and from the beginning were found on the belief of building an engine that is dependable and adaptable to different uses. Over the last 60 years the outboards have served a variety of different industries including rafting on the Colorado River, […]

Impressions of The Grand Canyon From the Private Guest Book of John Hance

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  Personal Impressions of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado is a book collected and compiled by GK Woods of the personal impressions left by Captain John Hance’s guests during the 1890s.  It was published for GK Woods, Flagstaff, Arizona Territory by the Whitaker & Ray Company of San Francisco in 1899.  The book is particularly […]

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