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NOAA Photo Library Image - line5170

Tlingit totem pole made specifically as a memorial to Michio Hoshino, a famous nature photographer who was killed by a bear on Kamchatka. His home was in Sitka. Michio's family did not want a portrait but note the camera aperture being held by the human icon.

Image ID: line5170, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Alaska, Sitka
Photo Date: 2010 August
Photographer: Dr. John Cloud, NOAA Central Library

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