Many of these iconic natural places are designated as National Natural Landmarks, or NNLs. Learn more about the most noteworthy and extraordinary stories, people, and places demonstrating the forces of nature in Alaska below, or visit the Alaska NNL page and Alaska Nature & Science website for more information.
Active Geology & Glaciers
Permafrost, volcanoes, glaciers, and more. Alaska is full of ever-changing landscapes, shaped by the mighty forces of nature.
High-latitude Climate Change
Climate change affects the arctic differently. Read about how warming is affecting Alaska's parks, and how we are facing the challenges.
Last updated: November 29, 2017