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Wilderness islands off Prince of Wales Island at the Dixon Entrance of the Inside Passage seen in an aerial view.
Tongass National Forest covers 16.7 million acres stretching over mountains, bays, glaciers, 1,000 islands, 18,000 miles of coastline, and almost all of mainland Southeast Alaska. Approximately 94% of Southeast Alaska is federally managed lands, and of that, 60% is set aside as Congressionally-designated Wilderness, National Parks, and National Monuments.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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