13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Float plane taking off on a crips autumn day from the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Float planes are the primary means of sustainable travel for many Alaskans. Without these planes, Alaska would still be relatively untamed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Kim Gordon