Photo, Print, Drawing Prince William Sound, Alaska
About this Item
- Prince William Sound, Alaska
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published
- 2008 August 7.
- - United States--Alaska--Prince William Sound--Chugach Mountains
- - Mountains
- - Glaciers
- - America
- Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
- - Prince William Sound is a sound of the Gulf of Alaska on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located on the east side of the Kenai Peninsula. The coastline is convoluted, with many islands and fjords, several of which contain tidewater glaciers. James Cook entered Prince William Sound in 1778 and named it Sandwich Sound, after his patron the Earl of Sandwich. The editors of Cook's maps changed the name to Prince William Sound, in honor of Prince William, who would later become King William IV.
- - Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer.
- - Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
- - Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010:031).
- - Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- 1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LC-DIG-highsm- 04263 (ONLINE) [P&P]
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- highsm 04263 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.04263
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-highsm-04263 (original digital file)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Prince William Sound, Alaska. United States Alaska Chugach Mountains Prince William Sound, 2008. August 7. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010630257/.
APA citation style:
Highsmith, C. M., photographer. (2008) Prince William Sound, Alaska. United States Alaska Chugach Mountains Prince William Sound, 2008. August 7. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010630257/.
MLA citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Prince William Sound, Alaska. August 7. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010630257/>.