Miscellaneous Fun

Animals    Literature    Maps    Photos    Recipes    Web Cams   


Animals

Alaska's Seven Known Dinosaurs - Remains of 7 types of dinosaurs have been identified from discoveries in Alaska. Information from the Bureau of Land Management.

Gastineau Humane Society - Eliminating cruelty and suffering to animals by promoting compassion and kindness toward domestic and companion animals.

See adoptable pets


Literature

Jack London's Writings - Read his novels, short stories, plays & nonfiction online. Search the entire collection of Jack London's Writings by keyword(s).

Juneau Friends of the Library - a non-profit organization that assists the library with special projects

Wikipedia- Wikipedia is a multilingual project to create a complete and accurate open content encyclopedia.


Maps

Alaska Society of Outdoor & Nature Photographers - An educational non-profit organization dedicated to promoting public education, self-improvement, and ethics in outdoor and nature photography.

Juneau Maps - From the Juneau Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Look here for Map of the City and Borough of Juneau, Downtown Juneau Streets and Capital Transit Bus Route Map.

National Data Buoy Center - Regional Map of the Alaskan Coastal Waters


Photos

Accent Alaska - Stock photography

Alaska Community Album Portraits - Famous Alaskans from the Alaska Historical Library photograph collection.

Alaska Stock - Alaskan-themed stock photography including winter and summer lifestyles, wildlife, landscapes, sports, and Mt Mckinley.

American Society of Media Photographers - Alaska Chapter promotes photographers' rights, educates photographers in better business practices, and produces business publications for photographers.

Charles  - Outdoor, aerial and fine art photography

David Sheakley - Photography of Alaskan scenic, wildlife, native culture, and everyday Alaska stuff

GORP Alaska Photo Gallery - Many Glacier Bay images

Mark Kelley - Southeast Alaska Portfolio

Photovault - Nature/Scenics: Northwest US; Alaska, Volume 03 & 04 (stock photo and assignment agency)

Totem Poles: An Exploration - The Totem Pole is an object representing Native family kinships and stories. This website explores myth and magic from the coast of British Columbia to Alaska.


Recipes

Alaska Seafood Recipes - Great Seafood recipes and more from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute


Web Cams

Alaska Climate Research Center

Augustine Volcano Watch and Webcam - Current information and images from Alaska Volcano Observatory. Direct link to Augustine Volcano activity

Federal Aviation Administration Weather Cam - Federal Aviation Administrations Alaska Region Weather Cams

Juneau City Web Cams - City and Boroughof Juneau maintains two web cams, both located on the downtown branch of the Juneau Public Library. One cam looks southeast over the docks and the south end of Gastineau Channel and the other looks northeast toward the center of downtown.