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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Survey launch from NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER in the pack ice about 40 miles west of Point Barrow. This is multi-year ice judging from its thickness.
2012 August 10
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Survey launch from NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER in the pack ice about 40 miles west of Point Barrow. This is multi-year ice judging from its thickness.
2012 August 10
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South of the pack ice about 40 miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 10
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Radar display of pack ice about 100 nautical miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 9
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Radar display of pack ice about 40 nautical miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 10
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Radar display of pack ice about 90 nautical miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 12
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Radar display while in the pack ice about 40 nautical miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 12
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Radar display while in the pack ice about 40 nautical miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 13
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Radar display while in the pack ice about 40 nautical miles west of Point Barrow.
2012 August 13
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Arktos Evacuation Craft being tested by US Coast Guard north of Point Barrow.
2012 August 13
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Arktos Evacuation Craft being tested by US Coast Guard north of Point Barrow.
2012 August 13
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Arktos Evacuation Craft being tested by US Coast Guard north of Point Barrow.
2012 August 13
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Arktos Evacuation Craft being tested by US Coast Guard north of Point Barrow.
2012 August 13
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Arktos Evacuation Craft on land at Point Barrow. This vehicle is amphibious and able to maneuver in the pack ice, in open water, or on land.
2012 August 15
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER inflatable boat in the pack ice on a foggy day.
2012 August 10
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Ice blink seen approaching pack ice north of Barrow.
2012 August 10
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Structures and tents along the beach at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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The beach at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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Looking south to the Brooks Range from the Beaufort Sea - Canada to the left, Alaska to the right in this magnificent panorama.
2012 August 18
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Looking down the beach at Demarcation Point. As Arctic ice retreats, this shoreline becomes increasingly vulnerable to equinoctial storms.
2012 August 18
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A whale vertebrae on the beach at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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Driftwood structures erected near Demarcation Point
2012 August 18
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A drift buoy off Demarcation Point with the Brooks Range to the south.
2012 August 18
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Photographers and bear lookout amongst the driftwood at Demarcation Point. As this is well above the Arctic tree line, the timber probably came from the Mackenzie River which debouches to the east in Canada's Northwest Territories.
2012 August 18
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Bear watch on the beach at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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Rigid hulled inflatable boat landing at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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Chief Survey Tech Tami Beduhn standing bear watch at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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Mirage on the Beaufort Sea giving appearance of inpenetrable wall of ice.
2012 August 12
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Mirage on the Beaufort Sea giving appearance of inpenetrable wall of ice.
2012 August 12
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Mirage on the Beaufort Sea giving appearance of inpenetrable wall of ice.
2012 August 12
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Mirage on the Beaufort Sea giving appearance of inpenetrable wall of ice.
2012 August 12
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Mirage on the Beaufort Sea giving appearance of inpenetrable wall of ice.
2012 August 12
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Mirage on the Beaufort Sea giving appearance of inpenetrable wall of ice.
2012 August 12
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Citizen of the North Slope returning to NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER from Demarcation Point. Note NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA ball cap. A friend of NOAA.
2012 August 18
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Small iceberg melting in fantastic shapes.
2012 August 10
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Possibly methane bubbling up in a melt pool on the tundra at Demarcation Point.
2012 August 18
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Ice floe with polar bear in Beaufort Sea.
2012 August 17
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Icebergs that have calved from glaciers off Iceland.
2013 June 12
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Sea ice. On approach to Barter Island.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1949
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Base camp from bridge of beached LST.
Alaska, Barter Island 1949
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Harley Nygren with a group of Eskimos at Brownlow Point across from Flaxman Island.
Alaska, North Slope 1949
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A grounded ice berg.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1949
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Reconnaissance work at the beginning of the season. Note lack of gloves on Eskimo assistant.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1949
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Caterpillar train heading off to remote camps with wanigans and supplies in tow.
Alaska, North Slope 1950
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Caterpillar train towing wanigans and supplies to remote camp. Note wind- sculpted snow called sastrugi.
Alaska, North Slope 1949
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Base camp from the air. Low winter sun casting long shadows from tent city.
Alaska, Tigvariak Island 1949
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An observation stand and signal. Wild T-3 carrying case to left of weasel.
Alaska, Oliktok Point 1951
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Preparing to go to work observing angles at a survey marker.
Alaska, North Slope 1951
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Weasels were still used after snow started melting on the tundra. Tent used as wind break to reduce vibration of observing instrument.
Alaska, Colville Delta 1951
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A sik-sik, an Arctic ground squirrel.
Alaska, Siksikpuk 1951

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