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NOAA Photo Library Image - corp1004

A winter sunset over the North Slope - note the parallel ridges in the snow. They always lay ENE-WSW in this area. The orientation of the ridges was used to navigate away from camp.

Image ID: corp1004, NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Location: Alaska, Barter Island, North Slope
Photo Date: Spring 1949
Photographer: Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren, NOAA Corps (ret.)

Category: Arctic/Sunrise/

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