Slideshow | Greenpeace Airship over Juneau

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Crispin Williams pilots the Greenpeace thermal airship over the Gastineau Channel Saturday evening.
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A view from inside the airship: The window of the Greenpeace airship splits this image in half as the aircraft cruises down the Gastineau Channel toward the downtown area.
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This photograph taken from inside the Greenpeace airship shows a view down the channel.
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Greenpeace blimp over Savikko Park Saturday. JEREMY LAVENDER
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Almost ready for take-off: Pilot Crispin Williams is seen beneath the Greenpeace airship which made its first flight in Juneau Saturday evening. It was also the first time it's flown in Alaska.
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Member of Greenpeace and local volunteers hold a banner outside of Centennial Hall on Monday as the North Pacific Fishery Management Council continue meeting.
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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Greenpeace workers inspect the thermal airship as it's being inflated, about half an hour to an hour before take-off, at Savikko Park Saturday evening.
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace thermal Airship A.E. Bates flies over Juneau's harbor Saturday evening to bring attention to underwater canyons in the Bering Sea. The environmental group, with it's airship carrying a 75 foot whale-themed banner, is seeking a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Juneau this week to help protect the "grand Canyons of the Sea."
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The Greenpeace airship as it glides towards downtown on Saturday. Dana Richards

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