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.)
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