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After midnight in ANWR

After midnight in ANWR

Marty’s photo of the day #3814: I took this photo after midnight, in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (there was 24 hours of sunlight in June). Deb and I had canoed thirty-five miles across the refuge, and here the Jago River is a couple hundred yards from entering the Arctic Ocean (to my back in […]

The last campsite

The last campsite

Marty’s photo of the day #3794: This is Deb’s and my last campsite in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before canoeing out to Barter Island. Our tent is the blue one, and off in the distance, you can see the Arctic Ocean.

Barter Island Shipwreck

Barter Island Shipwreck

Marty’s photo of the day #3790: The final resting spot of the S. S. Minnow. (Photographed on Barter Island, Arctic Ocean)

Barter Island Airport

Barter Island Airport

Marty’s photo of the day #3643: After Deb and I canoed across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (going south to north), we continued out onto the Arctic Ocean until reaching a tiny village on Barter Island. There we enjoyed hot showers and soft beds before flying back to Fairbanks the next morning. This photo shows […]

Looking way north

Looking way north

Marty’s photo of the day #3097: I took this photo from a tiny airplane on an extremely windy day. We had just lifted off from Barter Island, which is the land mass you see in the middle, and we are about to head south over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Brooks Range. This […]

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