Walrus Island Landscapes

Round Island is reached by air taxi from Dillingham, Alaska, to Nunavachak Lake, and then two hours west by boat.

air taxi from Dillingham loading the Zodiac on the beach at Nunavachak Expedition ship "Inconnu" Round Island

Visitors land at Boat Cove and scramble up the cliff with their gear. Low tundra vegetation covers the lower elevations of the island above the cliffs.

Boat Cove landing site hiking Round Island photographer lugging large camera rig on a tripod view looking north view looking south towards campground site northern tip of Round Island walrus haulout

Tundra flowers all bloom at once during the short summer season.

brown lily umbrellas irises dwarf lupines sorry, I don't know what this one is! wild geranium

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