|Picea Geographics is the publisher of Geography of Southcentral Alaska: Explanations and Explorations of its Landscape, by David K. Snyder.
As of January 2016 the 2nd printing is now available. This printing contains both new and updated maps.
The book contains beautiful full-color maps and clear explanations of the Geology, Meteorology, Hydrology and Biology that have contributed to the varied and unique geography of Southcentral Alaska. Additionally, it contains further detail for Denali, Kenai Fjords and Wrangell-St. Elias National Parks.
The book discusses the topics listed below in both general terms and as they pertain to Southcentral Alaska. Knowledgeable specialists have reviewed every topic. Click on the hyperlinks to read some sample pages.
The book is paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm), 166 pages and the cover price is very reasonable at $20.00.
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Unsolicited praise for the Geography of Southcentral Alaska:
"I love, love, love your maps and graphics." -JF, Valdez
"You've done an excellent job of bringing the geology to the lay person." -MS, Seward
"...a fascinating read...I really loved reading the book." - MF, New York
"...a tremendous amount of detail...the maps and charts are terrific..." - HE, Anchorage
David Snyder was born, raised and lives in Anchorage, Alaska. He obtained a Master’s degree in Geography from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and has worked with geographic information systems for many years. He has also taught both physical and human geography at the University of Alaska – Anchorage, which was the impetus for this book.
News! The holidays are coming. This is a great gift for any armchair scientist. The author will be selling in person at the ReadAlaska Bookfair at the Anchorage Museum Thanksgiving weekend.
A Chinese edition is coming soon!
* Picea is the genus of the spruce tree, which is plentiful in Southcentral Alaska.Christmas is on the
way. " This is a great gift for any armchair scientist!