Posts Tagged ‘Anchorage’
Aurora Borealis over Anchorage Alaska
Aurora Borealis over Anchorage Alaska

October 12, 2012 photos by Ron Karpilo of the Aurora Borealis over Chugach State Park and the city lights of Anchorage as viewed from the upper hillside area of Anchorage, Alaska.

Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Summer/Winter
Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Summer/Winter

We have a Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) that has been living under our deck and spends a lot of time in our backyard in Anchorage, Alaska. It’s been fun watching him (we assume it’s a male) his fur change from his brown summer morph to his white winter morph.

Mount Redoubt Sunset, Alaska
Mount Redoubt Sunset, Alaska

Winter sunset view across Cook Inlet of Mount Redoubt Volcano (10,197 ft) in Lake Clark National Park from my home office window in Anchorage, Alaska.

1915 Alaska Fieldwork by S.R. Capps – Part 1
1915 Alaska Fieldwork by S.R. Capps - Part 1

For the 1915 summer field season, two USGS parties were deployed to the Turnagain Arm and Knik Arm region of Alaska. James W. Bagley led the topographic survey and Stephen Reid Capps led the geologic investigation.