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August 5, 2001 Souvenir Album:

Surprise Bay, Kenai Fjords National Park


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Surprise Bay from ship

View of Surprise Bay from the Clipper Odyssey. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

zodiac leaving ship

Zodiac leaving Clipper Odyssey for Surprise Bay, Kenai Fjords National Park. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

approaching surprise bay

Approaching Surprise Bay from the Zodiacs. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

zodiac landing

Zodiac landing at Surprise Bay. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

carmen talk

Carmen Fields, naturalist, lectures about jellyfish in the bay. Lion's mane jellies had become stranded and died in the exposed intertidal. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

carment lectures to YET

Carmen Fields informs the Young Explorers Team about the dangers of eating some Alaskan shellfish due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

dead trees

Dead spruce trees were killed by saltwater intrusion after the land dropped during the 1964 earthquake. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

waterfall

A waterfall fed by snowmelt cascades down the mountainside into the spruce forest we hiked through in Surprise Bay. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

carmen and devil's club

Naturalist Carmen Fields points out Devil's Club, a pungent-smelling, wide-leafed plant with spiny stalks that has medicinal value as Alaska's only ginseng. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

mining camp

Abandoned Goldminers' camp at the Sunny Fox claim site at Surprise Bay. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

mining warning sign

Entrance to gold mine shaft. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

mountains

View of Kenai Fjord National Park. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

ship from zodiacs

Clipper Odyssey from Zodiac. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).


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