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Beaver on Shrader Lake
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

We shuttled loads off the glacier to here, where we recombined them into a single load back to Coldfoot.  Hopefully it all fits!

Copyright: Matt nolan
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Chargée: 12/05/2010
Mis à jour: 27/08/2014
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Tags: mccall; glacier; ice; ice core; science; schrader lake; lake; nolan; 2010
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