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Teklanika Bridge photo pair
Photo Credits: W. Verde Watson (Denali NP&P Museum Coll. 23222) (1963), R. D. Karpilo (2012)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Changing treelines
Changing treelines
Between 1963 and 2012, spruce forests appear to have thickened and expanded along the Denali Park Road and along the edges of the Teklanika River, visible in the photo foreground. The same phenomena is also visible in the photo background, on the slopes of Igloo and Cathedral Mountain.