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A peak in the clouds

Clouds struggle to roll over the higher peaks surrounding Mount McKinley as the Denali climbing team from the U.S. Army Alaska Northern Warfare Training Center assess the environment from the Kahiltna Glacier at 7,000 feet above sea level.



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This work, A peak in the clouds [Image 3 of 5], by SSG Matthew Winstead, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.17.2012

Date Posted:05.21.2012 13:39

Photo ID:584451

VIRIN:120517-A-#####-212

Resolution:3872x2592

Size:2.72 MB

Location:KAHILTNA GLACIER BASE CAMP, AK, US

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