The two-person Atlas team spent 6 days in sea kayaks following "killer whales" through the waves and strong currents in the straits dividing the mainland from little islands of British Columbia, a region of high, snow-capped mountains, deep fjords and ancient forests of red cedar and spruce.
Snow-covered mountain tops, marshes, forests, glaciers tantalizing with their dazzling blue color under a sun which courses through the sky for 24 hours...
The Tlingits live along the Alaskan coast from Queen Charlotte Island to Yakutat Bay (or from approximately 55° degrees north latitude to 60° north latitude). Though it occupies the same parallels as British Colombia, the weather along the coast is very mild. Tempered by the Japanese Current, the average winter temperature is 32.7° and in the summer it is 59.7°.
Balanced Rock: 3500 tons of stone precariously balanced on a small base . . . Landscape Arch: The widest natural arch of the world . . . And 2000 others . . . Arches National Park in Utah surpasses the human imagination with its rock formations.
Flame-winged flamingoes, flamenco tunes charged with emotion echoing through the streets, a coastal strip extending for kilometers, part Mexico, part America... San Diego, the largest natural harbor on the west coast of the United States, is 30km from the Mexican border.
For more than a century, the United States' oldest national park, Yellowstone, has welcomed visitors with its wild landscapes, animals, geysers, mud cauldrons and Mammoth Springs.
The exotic tourist mecca Hawaii is known around the world for its wonderful ecosystems and unique plant and animal species.
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