Does the ghost ship Baychimo still haunt the waters off the coast? Read about the fateful journey of this Hudson's Bay Company ship and how she came to roam the ice floes.
Have you ever tried the Ice Worm Cocktail in Dawson? Discover the legend of the ice worm and how it became a media sensation.
Were lights other than the aurora borealis in the Alaska night sky on the fateful night of November 17, 1986? Learn all about the events that surrounded Captain Kenju Terauchi and Japan Air Lines Flight 1628.
From the hair-raising stories of the Hairy Man to the unsolved Cache Creek murders, Myths and Mysteries of Alaska makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on twelve of the state's most fascinating and compelling stories.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Kah Lituya Strikes! 1
Chapter 2 Baychimo, Phantom of the Arctic 11
Chapter 3 Ghostly Rescues 22
Chapter 4 The Hairy Man 34
Chapter 5 What Is under the Water? 46
Chapter 6 The "Little People" of the Arctic 56
Chapter 7 The Ice Worm Cometh 66
Chapter 8 Permafrost-Into the Ice Age, and Before 76
Chapter 9 The Earth Rumbles and Blows Smoke 87
Chapter 10 Denali: Who Climed It? Who Didn't? 100
Chapter 11 The Cache Creek Murders: Who Did It? Where's the Gold? 113
Chapter 12 The Mysterious Flight of JAL 1628 128
About the Author 154