Steller Party
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 14, 2020
Steller Party

Purchase Print A raft of Steller Sea lions near the Solomon Gulch Hatchery in Valdez, Alaska. Steller sea lions are the largest sea lion species with the males reaching over...

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Solomon Gulch Hatchery – Valdez, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 5, 2020
Solomon Gulch Hatchery – Valdez, Alaska – Wildlife Viewing

Along Dayville Road, less than a 15-minute drive (10-miles) from Valdez is the Solomon Gulch Hatchery. The returning salmon draw multiple predators to the area. Sea lions, seals, eagles, and...

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Sea Otters
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 4, 2020
Sea Otters

Sea otters deciding whether or not to flee the comfort of their iceberg while they curiously watch our boat pass. This photo was taken in Columbia Bay near Glacier Island.

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Columbia Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 3, 2020
Columbia Glacier

Purchase Print Columbia Bay near Valdez, Alaska. This is one of the old tributaries (West Branch) of the main Columbia trunk that filled the bay in the Chugach Mountains. The...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 22, 2020
Iceberg

A lone iceberg in Prince William Sound near Glacier Island and the Columbia Glacier. For the entire day, we had blue sky and Sun. Except here. This little spot at...

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Golden light hits the top of the trees near Ruby Creek in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 17, 2020
2019 Photo Highlights

Forty of my favorite photos from 2019. Landscapes and wildlife from glaciers in the Alaska Range and Chugach Mountains, Denali National Park, and more!

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Glacier Calving. Splashback from a chunk of the Columbia Glacier breaking off into Columbia Bay.
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 11, 2018
Columbia Glacier Calving

Tidewater glacier calving is an extremely powerful event that everyone should get a chance to witness. If you haven't ever seen this, it's time to hop on a plane to...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 7, 2011
Vacation from Fairbanks

What follows is a seven day road-trip through Alaska. There are a lot of pictures and this is a long post. You will want to come visit Alaska afterward. Of...

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