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An Alaskan Expedition to the 'World Beyond the World'

May 02, 2014 | 563 videos
Video by Paxson Woelber

In this short film, photographer Paxson Woelber takes us far from any signs of civilization, to the wilds of Northern Alaska. In July of 2013, Woelber set out with Expedition Arguk on a 300-mile journey from the heart of Brooks Range to the edge of the Arctic Ocean. Along the way he captured untouched mountains, sunlit canyons, roaming caribou, and even a distant encounter with a polar bear

Woelber completed the journey with four other Expedition Arguk team members. To learn more about the expedition and its mission, visit

Author: Paul Rosenfeld


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