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McCall Glacier (01 Aug 07 15:11)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Copyright: Matt Nolan
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 05/09/2007
Subida: 16/09/2008
Actualizado: 12/02/2012
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Drilling ice cores in the midnight sun (15 May 08 03:13)
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Survey pole on McCall Glacier
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McCall Glacier (11 Aug 07 14:04)
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Installing a survey pole on McCall Glacier (08 June 08 9:36)
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McCall Glacier (08 Aug 07 11:32)
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McCall Glacier (08 Aug 07 15:15)
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Mother's Day on McCall Glacier (11 May 08 14:20)
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McCall Glacier (11 Aug 07 13:58)
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Stream from Hanging Glacier
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McCall Glacier (08 Aug 07 15:52)
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Ice swale on McCall Glacier
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Supraglacial stream on McCall Glacier
Alexey Yuzhakov
Kremlin area
Gregory Panayotou
Jinek Bay
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The west coast
Jan Totzek
Festival Diepholz
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At the Maïdo
Andrew Mishin
Invalid's car - made in USSR.
Pavel Bogdanov
Aeolian Harp in Pyatigorsk (night)
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Bukumbi Hospital: operating room
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Tolstoy Square in Piatigorsk
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Sunset over an eruption
Manolo Rubio
Casa de Guardiola, Logia
Hans-Dieter Teschner
Historic funicular, in the car at the driver place
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Clouds over the confluence (17 May 08 12:42)
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McCall Valley (16 Aug 07 10:34)
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McCall Glacier (11 Aug 07 13:34)
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McCall Glacier (09 Aug 07 15:56)
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CRREL Permafrost Tunnel 35m into adit
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McCall Glacier (08 Aug 07 15:52)
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Moraine patterns on McCall Glacier (12 June 08 12:24)
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McCall Valley (30 July 07 17:54)
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Ice cores inside our freezer on the glacier
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Jago River (16 Aug 07 12:42)
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Last group photo of the 2008 field season on McCall Glacier (080819 1234)
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Pano 110818 Hulahula Lunch
More About Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The biggest city in Alaska is Anchorage, sitting in Cook Inlet on the coast of the north pacific. Suburban expansion in Anchorage means houses are being built up into the mountains behind the city.People in these new developments complain about "the wildlife" sometimes but you know what? You're gonna get moose in your yard when you build houses on their terrain. They will eat your flowers and sleep in your driveway, and stare at you over the top of a parked full-size pickup truck. They're like cows on stilts. I'm just trying to give you an idea of the scale of things up in Alaska, where there are more small planes per capita than anywhere else in the US. Many small villages get their fuel supply flown in by large aircraft, and that's it for the year.North of Anchorage there are six hundred miles of mountains with very few roads or people, and then up at the top of that expanse is the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It's about nineteen million acres of space, or seventy-seven thousand square kilometers.If you put a map of the state of Alaska on top of a map of the United States, Alaska would cover half of the country. Alaska by itself is the size of half of the United States. That's an easy idea to miss because most maps shrink Alaska when they show it next to the continental U.S.Back to the pictures: locals in Kavtovik make use of the natural environment. Whale bones on the beach are an example of the subsistence lifestyle which has been going on here for long before airplanes and panoramic pictures.Alaska is beautiful in the fall season. Fireweed turns bright red and the birch trees change to gold. You have no idea what air is supposed to smell like until you visit Alaska.This is a really interesting set of pictures. Scientists get the award for "most thorough documentation" of a spot.Okay, I haven't personally been up as far as AWNR, but I can tell you just from hiking Girdwood that it's a very very amazing feeling to walk for a while, turn around, and see absolutely nothing man-made anywhere in your field of vision, except your boots.Mattanuska Thunder!Text by Steve Smith.