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Ice cores awaiting transport from McCall Glacier
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

About 50 meters of ice core laid buried under under a white tarp in the snow, awaiting transport back to civilization.  It's not going to happen today, given the weather.

Copyright: Matt Nolan
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上传: 12/05/2010
更新: 27/08/2014
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