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

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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

Description

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

Identifier

2008.2.27

Format

Extent

1 item

Alternative Title

Giant icewall, Mount Silverthrone

Date

1945

Medium

Framed

Citation

“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,” The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library, accessed January 26, 2023, https://library.americanalpineclub.org/items/show/382.