Inian Islands & George Island

Jul 03, 2019 - National Geographic Quest


After sailing north through the night, we awoke to a foggy morning in the Inian Islands in Icy Strait. The strong tidal currents in this area bring a wide variety of marine species into a concentrated area. After breakfast, guests and staff explored the islands in Zodiacs to take a closer look.

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David Spiegel

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

David grew up in the Seattle area, where he fell in love with nature through outdoor sports in the Pacific Northwest. He first picked up a camera during a 14-day Grand Canyon river trip at the age of 18. Little did he know that his hobby would morph into a lifelong passion and career. He moved to Colorado to pursue a degree in International Political Economy from Colorado College. After receiving his degree, he applied his passion for media to documenting watershed conservation issues in the Colorado River Basin states through the lens of a 900-mile-long river expedition in 2012.

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