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Sunrise after neverending night
Alaska

During an all night hike this is the sunrise that greeted my cold, aching self. It had gotten colder than I thought it would and I decided to forego sleep and keep hiking to stay warm. That is one of the great advantages of being closer to the poles in summer - no darkness.

Copyright: Scott Harper
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12584x6292
Taken: 22/06/2013
Uploaded: 04/07/2013
Updated: 06/08/2014
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Tags: nature; mountain; alaska; chugach; alpine; tundra; sunrise
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Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait. Approximately half of Alaska's 710,231 residents (as per the 2010 United States Census) live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska is the least densely populated state of the U.S.Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska