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Fog drifts over a secluded estuary and the Thorne River on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. The main island includes hundreds of adjacent smaller islands—a total of more than 2,600 square miles with 990 miles of coastline and countless bays coves, inlets, and points.
Fjords, steep-sided mountains, and dense forests characterize the island. Extensive tracts of limestone include karst features.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Tongass_National Geographic magazine_7/2007