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Alaska Photos

In the summer of 2007 I visited Alaska, traveling by boat through the Inside Passage and Tongass National Forest from Juneau to Sitka and including three days in Glacier Bay National Park. These are my pictures.

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Mendenhall Glacier



John Hopkins Glacier






Mendenhall Glacier

Reid glacier

Lamplugh glacier

HIGHLIGHTS [Slideshow version]

Glacial ponds atop Mendenhall Glacier

Juneau Icefield

Aerial view of Mendenhall glacier

Temperate rainforest of Alaska


Forest of Idaho inlet

Gulls in flight

Bald eagle

Standing bears

Two young brown bears on a rocky beach in Alaska

Glacial valley

White flower

Mountains in Glacier Bay

Humpback whales breaching

Humpback whales breaching

Humpback whales breaching

Peak near Johns Hopkins Glacier

Lamplugh Glacier

Lamplugh Glacier

Iceberg near Lamplugh Glacier

Margerie Glacier

Margerie Glacier

Ice climbing


Mendenhall glacier

Stream on Mendenhall Glacier

Glacier stream

Mendenhall glacier

Bald eagle

Mendenhall glacier

Shrub in the temperate rainforest of Alaska

Tlingit totem pole

Forest of Sitka National Historical Park

Stellar's sea lions

Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata)

Alaskan trawler at sunset

Sunset over Icy Straight

Mendenhall glacier

Mendenhall glacier


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