Giant icewall, Mount Silverthrone

Title

Giant icewall, Mount Silverthrone

Alternative Title

Norman Bright is dwarfed beneath a huge ice-wall just east of Silverthrone Col, 12 miles east of Mount McKinley. Dark layers of ice show summer melts and white layers show winter accumulation, allowing us to date the snowfall like rings on a tree

Date

1945

Description

Negative 57-4806. Title written on mat by photographer. Alternative title taken from dealer's list.

Format

Extent

1 item

Medium

Framed

Identifier

2008.2.27

Citation

“Giant icewall, Mount Silverthrone,” The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library, accessed October 26, 2020, http://library.americanalpineclub.org/items/show/887.