17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
land of the midnight sun

The Canning River rests unchanged since the last ice age. As Arctic climates warm twice earth’s average rate and peak the interests of big oil, mining, and trade; ANWR contests now more than ever to rest as a great wilderness conservation effort.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Canning River, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Ryan Gasper