Sullivan Roadhouse Museum in Delta Junction, Alaska
Photo Courtesy Birch Leaf Photography
By the time it was dark enough in Alaska, much of the punch was gone. Also, the clouds started to roll in. I had almost given up when I saw a hole in the clouds. To my surprise, the entire Big Dipper was visible along with some aurora, just in this small hole. Taken just before midnight September 7, 2017 east of Delta Junction, Alaska. Photo Courtesy Birch Leaf Photography
Matanuska Glacier is a valley glacier in Alaska. At 27 miles (43 km) long by 4 miles (6.4 km) wide, it is the largest glacier accessible by car in the United States. Its terminus feeds the Matanuska River. It lies near the Glenn Highway about 100 miles (160 km) north-east of Anchorage. Matanuska Glacier flows about 1 foot (30 cm) per day. Photo Courtesy Tracey Porreca (Birch Leaf Photography)
Wildfire season seems to be starting early this year. I saw the smoke on my way home on Monday night, so I snapped a couple of shots. This is looking SW of Delta Junction, Alaska, across the Delta River. Taken just after 8pm April 11, 2016. Photo by Birch Leaf Photography
A note came in today concerning this fire: The fire out Ft. Greely way is/was a prescribed burn…not a fire to be fought by teams.
This was taken looking southwest. The Black Rapids Glacier terminus is in the lower center where the two mountains come together.
Taken March 14, 2016 at 11:26pm. Photo Courtesy Birch Leaf Photography