1989 Photo Contest, Nature, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Charles Mason

Black Star for Time / Life

01 October, 1988

Locals comfort the trapped whales as their liberation approaches. Three grey whales had become trapped under the ice north of Alaska. Three grey whales had become trapped under the ice north of Alaska. Aided by the US Air Force and Soviet ice-breakers, local Inuits succeeded in leading two of them back to the open sea.

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