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    • Wild Swan.

    • Wild Swan.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "[August E.] Miller holding the swan, which we caught in the front end of the boat." Previous photo caption reads: "A wild swan captured alive by Miller. Being at the height of its molt is was unable to...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7390
    • A block of lava, Novarupta.

    • A block of lava, Novarupta.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "A block of lava on the plug of Novarupta showing the ropey flutings due to flowage of the more fluid bands of lava after the block had broken off." Photo taken at Novarupta, Alaska, at what was later...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6796
    • Observation of the sun.

    • Observation of the sun.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "A party taking observation of the sun at noon to determine the latitude of the ship." Based on other photos is the series, the men are on the ship "Pactolus" somewhere near Alaska. Photo taken during...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-7261
    • Knife Creek Valley.

    • Knife Creek Valley.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "A section of the bank of one of the craters in Knife Creek Valley, showing the fan shaped stratification due to the fall of detritus around the edge of the crater. The strata of Katmai ash at the base...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6815
    • Wild Swan.

    • Wild Swan.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "A wild swan captured alive by [August E.] Miller. Being at the height of its molt is was unable to fly and so was easily overtaken and captured by the power dory. It made such a disturbance with its...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7387
    • Arctic fireweed.

    • Arctic fireweed.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Arctic Fireweed along the shore of Naknek Lake." Photo taken at Naknek Lake, Alaska, during National Geographic Society expedition to Katmai area, 1919.

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6704
    • Provisions cabin at Naknek Lake.

    • Provisions cabin at Naknek Lake.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Cabin made from hewn spruce logs covered with metal roof, at the head of Naknek Lake for storing provisions and supplies." Photo taken at what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7451
    • Eskimo woman dressing salmon.

    • Eskimo woman dressing salmon.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Eskimo woman dressing salmon, Naknek. This woman was away from the village at the time the Flu struck otherwise she would have died for the epidemic carried off practically every adult native in the...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6596
    • Fruiting lupine.

    • Fruiting lupine.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Fruiting lupine growing in deep ash deposits." Photo taken in what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, during National Geographic Society expedition to Katmai area, 1919.

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6742
    • Experiment station ranch.

    • Experiment station ranch.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "House and silo at the Experiment Station Ranch at Kalsin Bay, Kodiak. Sept 24th." Photo taken during National Geographic Society expedition on the way to Katmai area. Sept. 24, 1919.

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-H430
    • Mr. and Mrs. Kolb.

    • Mr. and Mrs. Kolb.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Mr. and Mrs. [Emery C.] Kolb in the quicksands of Katmai River." Emery Clifford Kolb is named as the photographer for this photo, even though he is in it. Photo taken in what was later designated as...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6533
    • Crater rim of Novarupta.

    • Crater rim of Novarupta.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Mr. and Mrs. [Emery C.] Kolb on the crater rim of Novarupta." Emery Clifford Kolb is named as the photographer for this photo, even though he is in it. Photo taken in what was later designated as Katmai...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6587
    • Quicksands, Katmai River.

    • Quicksands, Katmai River.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Mr. and Mrs. [L.G.] Folsom and Mrs. [Emery C.] Kolb in the quicksands, Katmai River." Photo taken in what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, during National Geographic...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume8-6534
    • Fumarole No. 32.

    • Fumarole No. 32.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Mud pot on north slope of Fumarole No. 32. Activity of pot is shown by large bubbles, strings, and drops of mud." Photo taken in what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve during...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-Y30
    • Piles of kelp.

    • Piles of kelp.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Piles of kelp (Alaria fistulosa) ready to be spaded into native potato gardens, Kodiak." Caption of photo number UAA-hmc-0186-volume7-6018 reads: "... From time immemorial the natives have applied the...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume7-6017

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