National Geographic

Photo by @katieorlinsky // Captured #withGalaxy S9+, produced with @samsungmobileusa using Pro Mode ISO 50 at 1/1014th f 1.5 // Archeologist Laura Stelson @laura.stelson after attempting to summit Mount Mageik, a stratovolcano in Alaska’s Katmai National Park. This past June Laura led a National Geographic Society expedition through the backcountry of Katmai National Park along with a group of scientists, park rangers and photographers, including myself. We hiked along valleys, climbed up mountains, and waded through rivers for hundreds of miles, following in the footsteps of botanist Robert F. Griggs. Griggs led multiple National Geographic Society expeditions in the early twentieth century to explore the region and study the aftermath of the 1912 Katmai Volcanic eruption which decimated large swaths of land in the area, including what is now known as the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. The results and discoveries of the Griggs expedition played an important role in the early days of the United States’ conservation movement after his stories and photos published by National Geographic captivated the public. Griggs and leaders from the National Geographic Society even managed to convince then President Woodrow Wilson to create Katmai National Monument, 1,700 square miles of protected land. Today Katmai National Park consists of 6,395 square miles.

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@billyt713

@babs208 yes it is!! Thinking of doing it?!

@babs208

@billyt713 this is cool!!

@foan82

👏👏👏

@idiotbear13

I don't care what you say that picture was not taken with a samsung

@maggiehern

@laura.stelson LAURAAAAAA YASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! You’re amazing!

@kalrazymater

Having a good snow day hike. Looks awesome

@handleit

@outfitter45 haha. wow. Amazzing. My doppleganger.

@brianchofficial

Awesome 😅

@cafedali

خیلی زیباست

@persepolis.siavash.112

Awesome 😍 👍

@mostafa_627

one of thebest photo I've seen.very very nice photo

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@noballsallnuts IS THIS YOU?! ha!

@syjac

My biggest issue is that THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT!

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Soo pretty grrrrrl

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👌👏

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@muchatomar

Beautiful

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