15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Point Barrow, Alaska, in the gloaming

First light at anchor off Point Barrow, Alaska, our first stop on our sailing voyage across the Northwest Passage. Often, Point Barrow is choked with ice, but ice melt in recent years has meant that it's now ice-free for a significant part of the summer.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Point Barrow, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © silvia varela