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Photos: Sitka sees a stretch of cold, snowy weather

  • Author: Anne Raup
  • Updated: January 15
  • Published January 15

Sitka rests on the edge of Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska, facing the open ocean, although the town and its harbors are somewhat protected by Sitka Sound.

The view west is dominated by the Gulf of Alaska and the iconic Mount Edgecumbe on neighboring Kruzof Island. The backdrop for the city is Mount Verstovia, The Sisters and other dramatic peaks of Baranof Island.

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