The last bit of rotted sea ice melts on the shore of Cape Krusenstern. Wall tent frames in the background are locations of summer subsistence camps. Chunks of melting sea ice along a shoreline and subsistence camps on the beach in the background.
5000 years of accumulated beach ridges show up well as concentric curved lines in the light of the summer sun. Arctic Ocean is on the left, Krusenstern Lagoon on the right. Low angle sunlight makes numerous wetlands and beach ridges glow in an aerial image of a coastline.