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By: Eric Schnittke
This week’s image really makes you feel the cold that December and January bring. This photograph features Eskimo children playing in the snow at 50 degrees below zero in Point Barrow, Alaska, 1917-1919. Point Barrow is the northernmost point in the United States. The image was taken by William Van Valin, who led an expedition […]
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