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© 1989

“…Deep into the early morning hours, as most folks in the city of Anchorage are fast asleep, a rare red aurora blends with a vortex of yellow lower aurora in the southwestern skies. Its sweet-light silhouettes the Chigmit Range & Mt. Spurr volcano miles across Cook Inlet. This grand aurora was seen in the southern reaches of the world after disappearing over Alaska’s southern horizon. The energy output of this potent display dwarfs the man-made lights below, both the city lights & the natural gas flares off the oil platforms in the lower Cook Inlet…”

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