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Misty Fjord
Misty Fjord is near the Alaskan town of Ketchikan. It is a protected area, and was declared a national monument in 1978, but legal wrangling prevented this from becoming official until 1980. The area has been compared to Yosemite in California, due to the similarity of rock type, age, and topology.  Most of the approximately 3 million acre site is designated as a wilderness area. small tour boats and airplanes take sightseers in, and there is some camping and kayaking. larger ships can not access the area, and generally stop at Ketchikan, permitting visitors to charter local tour services. Whales, seals, and other wildlife are abundant, and commonly seen here.

Heading back towards town, we pass an isolated lumber camp.
We are actually on final approach here, and getting ready to touch down on the inlet at Ketchikan.
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