The Mackenzie River delta is a vast expanse of interweaving channels and pools. From the air it is possible to appreciate its almost unfathomable complexity. Here I used a 50 mm prime lens to isolate one of the thousands of channels that make up the delta. here...
A distinctive stream junction roughly halfway from Inuvik to Richards Island.
12 days later, the same stream junction as seen in the previous photograph, viewed from a different angle. Now a burnt red mass of dwarf birch and bearberry hosts veins of green and yellow: creekside alders and willows that drink from rivers reflecting clear blue sky.
The ice lens that supported the pingo's dome has melted, leavingTundra's icy homage to a volcanic crater behind.