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Shots of Turnagain Arm

A "No Target Shooting" sign is filled with bullet holes on the edge of the Twentymile River near the edge of Turnagain Arm along the Seward Highway on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. 130313
Bob Hallinen
Water from melting ice and snow runs across the glacial silt on the edge of Turnagain Arm along the Seward Highway at low tide on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. 130313
Bob Hallinen
Lenticular clouds form over the peaks of the Chugach Mountains along the Seward Highway across from Turnagain Arm on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. 130320
Bob Hallinen
Plates of ice line the bank of Bird Creek along the Seward Highway across from Turnagain Arm at low tide on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. 130313
Bob Hallinen
The setting sun lights the Kenai Mountains as a group hikes on the frozen ice of Portage Lake along the Portage Valley Road in the Chugach National Forest on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The Portage Valley Road runs from the Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm to Portage Glacier and on to Whittier. 130313
A snow angel on the shore of a small pond along the Portage Valley Road in the Chugach National Forest on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Portage Valley Road runs from the Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm to Portage Glacier and on to Whittier. 130312
Bob Hallinen
The setting sun lights the Kenai Mountains as a military helicopter flies by overlooking Portage Lake along the Portage Valley Road in the Chugach National Forest on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The Portage Valley Road runs from the Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm to Portage Glacier and on to Whittier. 130313
Bob Hallinen
The sun breaks through a hole in the top of a dead tree along the Turnagain Arm near the Seward Highway on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The tree near Girdwood was killed when the 1964 Alaska earthquake sunk the land in the area. 130312
Bob Hallinen
Icicles hang from a block of ice stranded on the frozen mud along the Turnagain Arm near the Seward Highway in the sunshine on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. 130313
Bob Hallinen
The crescent moon hangs above the Turnagain Arm and the Alaska Railroad tracks along the Seward Highway on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. 130313
Bob Hallinen

Photo gallery: Turnagain Arm has some of the most sensational scenery on the planet. But its proximity to Anchorage can lead residents to grow jaded with its beauty. Daily News photographer Bob Hallinen took time this winter to snap these unique shots of the Arm, offering fresh views of one of the great natural wonders of the world.