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I had the pleasure of going on vacation in Alaska several years ago, and fell in love with it. This particular day we were hiking and it was gloomy. To me this looked so serene with the wildflowers in the foreground, the rocks and the mountains all in one.
I sat on the shore and watched these three tugs turn an oil tanker around so it could dock at the Alyeska Pipeline terminal at Valdez, Alaska. It was amazing to watch. The whole state of Alaska has awesome, amazing scenery.
While vacationing in Alaska this July, I ran across this gorgeous columbine growing wild in the edge of a friend's garden.
The biggest and most beautiful I've ever seen!
By marilyn shipman from Colfax, LA
I took this picture in Alaska's Glacier Bay this past July. Just looking at it makes my imagination go....
I took this picture last July as were landing at Anchorage, Alaska
This is a photo of the area where my son lives, Anchorage, Alaska. To be specific, he is in the Air Force and lives on Elmendorf AFB.
Alaska has many magnificent glaciers. This particular glacier is the Menedenhall Glacier. It is located in the Tongass National Forest. The forest is a temperate rainforest. This means that they get as much rainfall as a tropical rainforest, but the temperature is lower, so they don't get the lush vegetation.