Sep 24, 2013
Katmai National Park & Preserve
It became a national park and preserve in 1980. Katmai National Monument was created in 1918 to preserve the famed Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a spectacular forty square mile, 100 to 700 foot deep ash flow deposited by Novarupta Volcano.
3 rescued after helicopter iced on Alaska volcano
Two researchers and their pilot have been rescued from a remote Alaska volcano after freezing rain left thick ice on their helicopter.
Alaska News Nightly: September 6, 2013
The arctic sea ice has been surprising scientists for the last six years. It set a new record for melting back during the International Polar Year in 2007.
3 stranded in iced helicopter on Alaska volcano
Two researchers and their pilot remained stranded on a remote Alaska volcano Friday, two days after freezing rain left thick ice on their helicopter.
Three stranded in iced helicopter on Alaska volcano
Two U.S. Geological Survey workers and their pilot became stranded on a remote Alaska volcano after freezing rain turned to ice on their helicopter, officials said.