Polar Bear Photo Gallery
Photographs taken by Kathy Crane on an Arctic Research Office-Ocean Exploration cruise in 2003 to the Chukchi Plateau.

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The USCGC Healy
in the Ice

For more information about Polar Bears, see the Essay about What is happening to polar bears in recent decades?

If you wish to use these photographs, please acknowledge Kathy Crane, NOAA Arctic Research Program .