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Photo pair animations compress change that occurred over many decades into a few seconds. Click on the pair above to view some of the most dramatic changes captured.

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Grab your camera and do you part to document changes still occurring! Click on the sign above to view photo pairs near the Denali Visitor Center.

Capturing Landscape Change in Repeated Photos

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Change is ever-present in natural settings, and the landscape of Denali is no exception.  Over the course of a day, flowers open and close as light plays on mountain flanks.  Across the seasons, lakes and rivers freeze and thaw.  And over thousands of years, glacial advances literally carve the landscape we see before us.  One way to examine the quicksilver changeable qualities of Denali is through the magic of repeat photography: photos taken of a single location at different times.

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Last updated on January 13, 2014 by Sarah Stehn (