Atmospheric Optics Over the Black Rapids Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 9, 2020
Atmospheric Optics Over the Black Rapids Glacier

Purchase Print I photographed this awesome sight while doing field work out on the Black Rapids Glacier in the eastern Alaska Range. The view is to the southeast and you...

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Blue stream on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 2, 2014
Black Rapids Glacier: Summer 2014

The theme of this season was certainly "precipitation". I kept thinking about the Forrest Gump quote, "One day, it started raining, and it didn't quit for 4 months". Luckily we...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | September 8, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: September 2013

I spent two days doing field work on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. Since I was using helicopter support to wrap up equipment for the season there...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 28, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: July 24-July 5 2013 | Days 7-12

(continuing from Days 2-6) After a kind of lazy Sunday where we mostly hung around camp to throw the cover on the theodolite whenever it really started to rain, it...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | July 20, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: June 24-July 5 2013 | Days 2-6

With all the gear on top of the moraine, the theodolite and radar running more or less continuously, we spent the next day placing all the reflectors for the theodolite...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | July 9, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: June 24-July 5, 2013 | Day 1

I'm breaking this up into 2 or 3 posts since I have so many pictures and video. The entire (very large) gallery can be found here with full size images....

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Posted by Lee Petersen | April 28, 2020
Glacier Basin

Purchase Print Blue skies over the Trinity Basin in the Alaska Range. This region is the accumulation area for both the Black Rapids and Susitna Glaciers. The Mountains here are...

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Glacierscape
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 19, 2020
Glacierscape

Purchase Print A small, yet fast stream near the northern lateral moraine of the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. McGinnis Peak on the right dominates the skyline in...

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Rock balancing on ice over a glacial stream on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 17, 2020
Glacier Stream

Balancing boulder over a stream on the Black Rapids Glacier Purchase Print This photo was taken in June on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. We were camping...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 10, 2020
Black Rapids River

Aerial view of the outflow from the Black Rapids Glacier and some turquoise ponds Rivers and Streams Moraine locked ponds and the silty river flowing out of the Black Rapids...

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