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NOAA Photo Library Image - corp1100

Increasing expanses of melted snow and ice during the spring melt Weasel checking sea ice landing strip at Oliktok Point - If weasel didn't break ice, ski planes could land. If weasels broke ice, they would float as they were amphibious.

Image ID: corp1100, NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Location: Alaska Northern, Brownlow Point
Photo Date: Spring 1950
Photographer: Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren, NOAA Corps (ret.)

Category: Arctic/

High Resolution Photo Available

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