Posted by Lee Petersen | March 31, 2020
From Alaska With Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLZm54jJmUA My daily photo is a video today. I put this compilation together yesterday of footage I've taken over the years. I usually focus on taking still images, but every...

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Ice Crystals in R-Channels
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 30, 2020
Ice Crystals in R-Channels

Purchase Print Here's another view of the enormous ice crystals and hoarfrost on the ceiling of a glacier cave in the Castner Glacier. This cave is an example of a...

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Calving
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 29, 2020
Calving

A big splash from a calving event on the Columbia Glacier in the Chugach Mountains. The block that collapsed was the full height of the glacier face, over 100 feet...

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Viewing and Photographing the Northern Lights
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 29, 2020
Viewing and Photographing the Northern Lights

There's perhaps no bigger draw to the far northern latitudes in winter than the chance to see the aurora borealis. It's understandable. The phenomenon is stunning. Some of the best...

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Aurora Borealis and Moonlight
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 28, 2020
Aurora Borealis and Moonlight

Purchase Print Aurora Borealis Gallery The northern lights dancing over a snow-covered spruce forest lit by moonlight in Fairbanks, Alaska. We finally have clear skies at the house and a...

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Table Top Mountain Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 27, 2020
Table Top Mountain Trail

Table Top Mountain Trail is a 3.5-mile hike with a short extension to the summit of a treeless, mesa-like mountain with great views of the White Mountains.

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Common Fireweed – Chamaenerion angustifolium
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 27, 2020
Common Fireweed – Chamaenerion angustifolium

Fireweed's common name comes from the fact that it can revegetate quickly after forest fires. Each flower is symmetrical about the vertical axis, with the two largest (roundish) petals at...

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Golden Touch
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 27, 2020
Golden Touch

Purchase Print Golden light on the trees and snow-capped peaks reflecting off a pond at the Ruby Creek Overlook along the Richardson Highway. This was taken in early June last...

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Visitor in the Snow
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 26, 2020
Visitor in the Snow

I saw the head following me, it was a Great Horned owl, the tufted ears being the giveaway. The Great Horned is the only tufted ear owl in Alaska.

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Falls
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 25, 2020
Falls

Purchase Print A waterfall into the beautiful colored waters of Prince William Sound near Valdez, Alaska. The waterfalls in this region of the Chugach Mountains are gorgeous and everywhere. CameraNikon...

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