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Travel photo of the week: Aug. 5, 2006

A humpback whale dives near Pleasant Island in Icy Strait, Alaska, on May 16. Researchers with the National Park Service's humpback whale monitoring program was put in place in 1985 in effort to help prevent sometimes fatal encounters between whales and boats, found the number of whales in Glacier Bay and nearby Icy Strait last summer reached record levels for the third straight year. (AP Photo/National Park Service)

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