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Snapshots

  1. Water fowl

    Snapshot Title: Water fowl
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Alaska Airlines Flight 153 Leaves Kotzebue August 31st 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    It's getting colder, but there are still a lot of migratory birds in Kotzebue. They'll be moving on south really soon. For now, they are a hazard at the end of the runway. Just before the plane taxied...



  2. Fireweed

    Snapshot Title: Fireweed
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Alaska Airlines Flight 153 Leaves Kotzebue August 31st 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The purple flowers have left with the warm days of August, but the red foliage looks good with the other fall colors on the tundra.



  3. Riding Double

    Snapshot Title: Riding Double
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Alaska Airlines Flight 153 Leaves Kotzebue August 31st 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    ATV's aka 4-wheelers or Honda's are a common means of transportation in Kotzebue. With berry picking as an excellent excuse, many of us were out admiring the fall colors of the tundra.



  4. No window seats here

    Snapshot Title: No window seats here
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Alaska Airlines Flight 153 Leaves Kotzebue August 31st 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This is a combi jet. The front windowless section is reseved for cargo, and the parrengers sit aft where you see windows.



  5. The Spirit of Alaska

    Snapshot Title: The Spirit of Alaska
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Alaska Airlines Flight 153 Leaves Kotzebue August 31st 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Distinctive tail art on Alaska Airlines planes since 1972, the Eskimo was once solemn, but now he smiles.