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My Wrangell Mountains
by Ruedi Homberger, Jon Van Zyle and Jona Van Zyle
foreword by Chris Larsen
University of Alaska Press, 2011
Paper: 978-1-60223-137-5 | Cloth: 978-1-60223-136-8
Library of Congress Classification F912.W72H66 2011
Dewey Decimal Classification 979.83

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
High atop cascading waterfalls and deep within the lush green depths of the valleys, Swiss photographer Ruedi Homberger has for more than twenty years captured in photographs the majestic beauty of eastern Alaska’s Wrangell Mountain range. In addition to summiting some of the Wrangells’ loftiest peaks, Homberger has in recent years incorporated a technically challenging new approach into his work. Flying above the mountains in a small plane, Homberger literally goes to new heights to reveal a series of stunning aerial views.

 

The first book-length collection of photographs focusing exclusively on the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, My Wrangell Mountains offers readers a rare opportunity to “stand among the giants.” Included in this magnificent oversized volume are nearly three hundred full-color photographs and an accompanying selection of sketches by award-winning illustrator Jon Van Zyle.

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