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Alaska Range Mountains, Alaska, 1996

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Sloping and high-peaked, the Alaska Range stretches over 700 miles (1,126 kilometers) from east to west. Home to rugged mountains and ancient glaciers, this area's natural beauty draws adventurers to its trails every year.

(Photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Biking Across the Alaskan Range," May 1997, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by Bill Hatcher

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