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

Charles Mason

Black Star for Time / Life

01 October, 1988

A machine agitating the water keeps it from re-freezing. 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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