Viewed from above, wide open tundra landscapes can seem uniform. Up close, however, there are many different plants that grow here, specially suited to survive cold temperatures. The tundra has a beautiful fragrance all its own.
View pictures of the scenic landscapes of Selawik Refuge and the plants that grow here. Browse animal pictures in our wildlife gallery.
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"Siilvik" is the Inupiaq name for Selawik, meaning "place of sheefish." One of two sheefish spawning areas in the region is in the upper Selawik River.