16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Knik Valley

In the early spring, the Knik River is still frosted with ice, and while color hasn't returned to the tree-covered hillsides, the glacial silt brings out an intense blue in the river water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Palmer, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: SM-G950U
Copyright: © Pamela Garrity