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Northern Lights Igloo Brooks Range Alaska

An igloo with a warm hue radiating from within and the northern lights dancing above on a clear night in the Brooks Range of Alaska, USA.
While staying in the Brooks Range of Alaska near the tiny community of Wiseman, approximately 250km north of the Arctic Circle, we decided to build an igloo. It was constructed over a period of tw ...
Sawyer Glacier Alaska

The beautiful blue of the Sawyer Glacier in South East Alaska contrasts with the rocks along the side of the glacier path.
The Sawyer Glacier is situated in the Tracy Arm inside the Tongass National Forest of Alaska, USA. Tour boats depart from the cruise ship port of Juneau, the capital city of Alaska, for the Sawyer ...
Steller Sea Lions Alaska

Scene in the Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska with Steller Sea Lions hauled out onto the rocks.
Steller's sea lions are very common in the waters of Alaska. Here in the Kenai Fjords National Park lives a large population, guarded by the NPS. The animals are a big attraction for the tour boats ...
Inukshuk Alaska

An inukshuk with the Aurora borealis or Northern Lights overhead in Alaska, USA.
One of the best places to see the northern lights is in Alaska and the Inukshuk is a traditional method of marking a route in the arctic tundra. Although in english the spelling is inukshuk the correct ...
Footprints In The Snow James Dalton Alaska

A wintery scene of snow encased trees and a trail of footprints leading through them along the James Dalton Highway in Alaska.
The landscape surrounding the James Dalton Highway is a real winter wonderland after fresh snow fall. Animal tracks as well as human footprints are easy to see in the crunchy snow. The James Da ...
Kennecott Mine Alaska USA

The last train pulled out of Kennecott, Alaska on November 10, 1938 and heralded the closure of the mine which first opened in 1908.
Kennecott copper mine, once the richest copper mine of the world, was abandoned in the 1930s. The mine quickly rotted away in the harsh alaskan climate until the US NPS started to remodel and preserve ...
Historic Skagway Railroad Alaska

The only reminents of the roadroad during the goldrush era in Skagway in the Alaska, are the historic rusting carriages.
Near the goldrush cemetery in Skagway these railroad parts are rusting away as reminiscents of the gold rush era. Skagway, Alaska, was the main hub for all gold seekers during the Klondike gold rush ...
Wonder Lake Alaska

Midnight at Wonder Lake in Denali National Park of Alaska, USA.
Although Mt.McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer,when it is possible ...
Kennicott Mine

Abandoned Kennicott Copper Mine in the Wrangell-St Elias National Park of Alaska.
Kennicott copper mine, once the richest copper mine of the world, was abandoned in the 1930s. The mine quickly rotted away in the harsh Alaskan climate until the US NPS started to remodel and preserve ...
Katmai Grizzly Bears Alaska

Two Grizzly bears are the welcoming committee for visitors arriving at Naknek Lake in Katmai National Park in Alaska.
When arriving in Katmai's Naknek Lake airport by floatplane it is very common to be greeted by a bear. These two, a mother with her cub, spent the whole morning on the beach between the planes, giving ...
Inuit Statue Fairbanks Alaska

A statue depicting an Inuit family in winter clothing in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.
This monument in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska is dedicated to the first nation of Alaska, the Inuit.
Picture Of Russian Church Of Ninilchik

The green roofed Russian Orthodox Church in the town of Ninilchik on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.
In towns like Ninilchik on Kenai peninsula the russian heritage of Alaska is clearly visible. This old but still active russian orthodox church in Ninilchik stands colorful before Mt.Redoubt in the distant ...
Snowcapped Mt McKinley

A glimpse at the snowcapped Mt McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska, USA.
During a scenic flight which started in overcast weather at Kantishna airport in Denali National Park we climbed up to the tops of the massive Denali mountain range and finally the snowcapped peak ...
Denali National Park Alaska

The stunning midnight light over Wonder Lake and Mt McKinley, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt.McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer, when it is ...
Wrangell St Elias Alaska

Sunset over the volcanos of Wrangell St Elias National Park in Alaska, USA.
The chain of volcanos in the Wrangell-St Elias National Park in Alaska glows in the evening light. Mt Sanford and Mt Wrangell can be seen.
Wonder Lake Night Light

Midnight light at Wonder Lake overlooked by Mt McKinley, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer, when it is ...
Mt McKinley Alaska

The snowcapped peak of Mt McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt.McKinley is notorious for beeing shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer,when it is ...
Glacier Heli Walk Tongass National Forest

A popular activity during a visit to the town of Juneau in Alaska is a Heli Walk on the Taku Glacier.
The town of Juneau is a cruise ship destination in Alaska. During the summer months when cruise ships ply the waters of the Inside Passage and beyond, an exciting shore excursion option for passen ...
Steller Sea Lions Kenai

Steller Sea Lions hauled out on a rock in the pristine Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska.
Stellers sea lions are very common in the waters of Alaska. Here in the Kenai Fjords NP lives a big population, guarded by the NPS. The animals are a big attraction for the tour boats operating out of Seward ...
Kachemak Bay Alaska

The Homer Spit is encompassed by Kachemak Bay and surrounded by the Kenai Mountains of Alaska.
View from the highway coming into Homer at the southwestern tip of Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The long tongue of land going out into Kachemak bay is the famous Homer spit, a center of tourism, fishing ...
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