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Benton Jones Core 3 Memoir Assignment My Alaska Trip Alaska is one of two states not connected to the U.S. mainland. A lot of people don’t get the opportunity to visit Alaska because they believe it is either too far away, too cold, or too undeveloped. People think that is a place where you have to hunt, fish, or catch your food because there are no Walmarts or Targets. My trip destroyed my belief that it was an unexplored land with no opportunity for development, but on the contrary, it has

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will provide a better pixel distribution of the image channels and thus gives a more accurate average value of the channel which represents the average value of the channel for the whole dynamic range. The equation (6) is used to stretch the histogram of respective color channel to the whole dynamic range. Pin and Pout are the input and output pixels, respectively, and imin, imax, omin, and omax are the minimum and maximum intensity level values for the input and output images,

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position of an employee’s salary relative to the salary range midpoint. The salary range includes a minimum, a midpoint and a maximum. The midpoint represents a 1.0 (100%). Comp-ratio is calculated using the employee’s salary divided by the midpoint of the salary range. If the CR is .90 (90%), the employee is to be paid 10% below the salary range midpoint. If the CR is 1.00 (100%), the employee is to be paid at the midpoint of the salary range. If the CR is 1.15 (115%), the employee

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About Alaska Alaska became a State in 1959 (Sold to U.S. in 1866 for \$7,200,000) and is the 49th State, plus it is 586,400 square miles (largest state by area). Alaska, in area is equal to about one-fifth the continental United States, and it can be divided into four major provinces: the Pacific Mountain system is the Pacific Border Ranges, The Coastal Trough province, the Alaska Mountains–Aleutian region; Interior Province, Brooks Range, and Arctic Coastal Plain. Alaska contains almost 34’000 miles

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is a spectacular national park in the Alaskan wilderness. It is mainly located in Gustavus, Alaska which is near Juneau, Alaska. The park itself relative to Alaska is located on the Southeastern tip of Alaska which borders Canada. The people that pushed for this area to become a national park are the native Tlingit tribe, Alaska settlers, and explorers who explored these areas. The reason this land had to become a national park is to protect the 8 different

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in North America. It reaches an elevation of 20,310 feet. Denali, in Alaska, is the third most prominent and third most isolated mountain after Mt Everest and Acongron. At some 18,000 ft, the base-to-peak rise is the largest of any mountain situated entirely above sea level. It has a topographic prominence of 20,156 feet and a topographic isolation of 4,629 miles. Located in the Alaska Range, in the interior of Alaska, Denali is the centerpiece of Denali National Park. The Koyukon people

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central part of Alaska, and stretches roughly 180 miles from the Gulf of Alaska to Anchorage. (Figure 1) This basin includes Susitna and Copper River basins in the north and the Shelikov Straight to the southwest. The watershed of this inlet covers around 100,000 km2 in southern Alaska, east of the Aleutian Mountain Range, receiving water from four main tributaries, the Knit, Little Susitna, Susitna, and Matanuska Rivers. The Cook Inlet is extremely important to the economy of Alaska as it provides

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Alaska and Rhode Island are two states within the continental United States. I personally have visited Rhode Island, and loved the scenery and simplicity of life there. I loved the small fishing towns that give way to small rolling hills and picturesque scenery. Although I have never travelled to Alaska my boyfriend has on occasion to visit family. We have jokingly spoken of the vast difference in size, as well as cultural and climate differences both states have that make them unique. To begin Alaska

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Prudhoe Bay is a town in the Arctic region of Alaska; it is also called Sagavanirktok. It is a significant industrious economical area because the largest oilfield in all of North America is located in Prudhoe Bay. This does not give economical advances to just Alaska’s economy, but also the country's economy. Prudhoe Bay’s major oil producers are British Petroleum and Phillips; other minor oil companies are Brooks Range, Anadarko, Exxon, and Eni. Prudhoe Bay has an abundance of oil an example of

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Jon Krakauer is the story of a sojourner, Chris McCandless, and his trek from Atlanta to the Stampede Trail in the Alaskan Bush. During his two year journey, he experienced different obstacles, people, and cities on his way to the Alaskan mountain ranges. After spending months on the Stampede Trail, McCandless’ inevitable failure came when he finally died from ingesting toxic seeds. While Chris’ confidence and intelligence served him well in other parts of the country, the Alaskan Bush ultimately

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