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Azure Lake in Canada's Yukon
January 22, 2014

Backcountry Blue

Canada's Yukon backcountry hides sublime surprises, such as Azure Lake in the rugged Ogilvie Mountains. Glacial meltwater laden with fine sediment lends the lake its namesake color.

See more pictures from the February 2014 feature story “Yukon: Canada’s Wild West.

Hear Paul Nicklen talk about his work in the Arctic »

Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

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