Kotzebue to Anchorage, 8-1-02

Back to Alaska '02
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Buckland greater metropolitan area. The airport is fairly new. The runway used to be the long angled road paralleling the river.
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The school is the big building at the top of the picture. The native store is the brown building on the right. It's like a Walmart Supercenter, only on a smaller scale.
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Tundra
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The Yukon River, again.
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These stripes were made when the Yukon changed paths several times.
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This fire had started not long before I crossed it. They hadn't started fighting it yet. About 10 days later, it was even larger, and the smoke was about 40 miles across when I took these.
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Alaska forest fire
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Alaska forest fire
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Alaska forest fire
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Alaska forest fire
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Alaska forest fire
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Alaska forest fire
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Mt. McKinley
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Farewell, Alaska
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Farewell, Alaska
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Farewell, Alaska - I think the town has been deserted.
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Farewell, Alaska - smoke from the fire about 10 miles away.
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These are the mountains northwest of Anchorage
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The little sticks on the sand bars are larger than they look.
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They're logs!
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Nice cabin
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Anchorage
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Anchorage