In pursuit of second impressions
The Beauty of Ice
Noisy oil drilling platforms are scattered throughout the Cook Inlet south of Anchorage. The Lake Clark National Park and Preserve offers a dramatic backdrop.
Stikine River near Wrangell, Alaska
Icebergs from the Shakes Glacier near the border to British Columbia. This is Stikine River country!
A juvenile bald eagle takes off from his perch above the Stikine River.
Private cabins on land are not allowed in Alaska's Stikine/LeConte Wilderness. Floating cabins are permitted.
Taku Glacier near Juneau, Alaska
On top of Taku Glacier. Dust and air pollution deposit on the ice surface.
A brown bear sow with her cub (not in the picture) near the Chilkat River north of Haines.
Chilkat River near Haines, Alaska
Harvard Glacier Near Whittier, Alaska
A frisky brown bear pup wants to play with mom after his bath in the Chilkat River.
Thompson Pass Near Valdez, Alaska
A moose near Taku Glacier.
Hubbard Glacier, Alaska