All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

This Skeleton Forest can be seen along Highway 1 near Portage. The dead trees have stood here since the 1964 Good Friday 9.2 magnitude earthquake. The land near the Turnagain Arm sunk causing salt water to inundate the forest. Because of the cold weath...
This Skeleton Forest can be seen along Highway 1 near Portage. The dead trees have stood here since the 1964 Good Friday 9.2 magnitude earthquake. The land near the Turnagain Arm sunk causing salt water to inundate the forest. Because of the cold weather, decomposition of the trees has been very slow.

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