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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Hanging buoys near the Petersburg, Alaska harbor

This photo represents the long-standing commercial fishing industry of Southeast Alaska. The weathered buoys are symbolic for the hard-living mentality of the local commercial fishing families in Petersburg.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: petersburg, Alaska, United States of America
Copyright: © cat thetford