Geography of Ketchikan

There are 1 comment on the How Stuff Works story from Nov 20, 2008, titled Geography of Ketchikan. In it, How Stuff Works reports that:

"Geography of Ketchikan." 30 March 2008. 20 November 2008. Ketchikan, Alaska, a city on Revillagigedo Island in the Alexander Archipelago, off the southeast coast of Alaska.

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Kurt Morin

Ketchikan, AK

#1 Nov 22, 2008
The information is all wrong! Ketchikan didn't get its start from mining, that would be Juneau. Ketchikan was a Tlingit native village when the White men were lured there by its Salmon fishing. There is no longer a pulp mill or any significant lumber industry. Fishing is on the decline, mining has never been much of an industry in Ketchikan and the last big industry of tourism has a dismal future. Lastly there has only been one airline serving Ketchikan since the 70's and that would be Alaska Air.

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