1 Like

Fall colors on the Hula Hula River (080823 1738)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Great weather and fall colors conspire to make a pleasant place to visit in August near the Hula Hula River.

Copyright: Matt nolan
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11760x5880
Caricate: 13/03/2009
Aggiornato: 27/08/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: anwr; hula hula river; tundra; fall; river
comments powered by Disqus

Matt Nolan
Last group photo of the 2008 field season on McCall Glacier (080819 1234)
Matt Nolan
Helio Courier over the Hula Hula River (23 Aug 08 1248)
Matt Nolan
ANWR Hula Hula River (23 Aug 08 1529)
Matt Nolan
ANWR Hula Hula River (25 Aug 08 0805)
Matt Nolan
ANWR Hula Hula River (25 Aug 08 0751)
Matt Nolan
ANWR Hula Hula River (24 Aug 08 0741)
Matt Nolan
Sunset on the Hulahula River 110614 0055
Matt Nolan
Collecting invertebrates on the Hulahula River 110613 1646
Matt Nolan
Camping on the Hulahula River 110613 2310
Matt Nolan
Pano 110814 Fish Hole 2 camp
Matt Nolan
ANWR Hula Hula River (24 Aug 08 0724)
Matt Nolan
ANWR Hula Hula River (24 Aug 08 1100)
benjamin-suzanne
Les Orres: la piste de grand cabane
Mariusz Kuzka
Pkp Wroclaw No
Bob Stapleton
Guildford Castle
Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net
Oriental Shoes in Old Market
Tom Sadowski
US National Toboggan Championship 2010 1
John Gore
Elephants at Hapoor Dam in Addo Elephant Park
Aleksandr Reznik
20100122 141604 Dolomiti 5dmk2 Gmt 1 Panorama 30000x15000
Jose Luis Perez
Inside a Lacandon Kitchen
Takács István
Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest , Hungary
vasinbkk
Loop Restaurant Pratumwan Princes Hotel
Michael Pop
Tower of the saxon church in Laslea
Takács István
Water tower of Margit Island, Budapest
Matt Nolan
McCall Valley (30 July 07 13:33)
Matt Nolan
Jago Moraines (28 July 07 14:23)
Matt Nolan
work and play on McCall Glacier
Matt Nolan
CRREL Permafrost Tunnel -- 55m into adit
Matt Nolan
Ken's Gully (28 July 07 14:30)
Matt Nolan
McCall Valley (30 July 07 15:11)
Matt Nolan
Installing a mass balance pole in the Lower Cirque (080815 1402)
Matt Nolan
Installing a survey pole on McCall Glacier (08 June 08 9:36)
Matt Nolan
Slush flow on McCall Glacier (16 June 08 08:22)
Matt Nolan
Jago Lake (16 Aug 07 12:42)
Matt Nolan
Jago Lake (29 July 07 10:48)
Matt Nolan
Ice swale on McCall Glacier
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.