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Galen Rowell Dies in Plane Crash


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August 13, 2002

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"SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Galen and Barbara Rowell, a husband-and-wife team of nature photographers whose wilderness imagery appeared in National Geographic, Life and other national magazines, were killed in a small plane crash over the weekend as they returned home from Alaska, associates said on Tuesday.

The Rowells, who were returning from a circumnavigation of the Bering Sea, were passengers in a small private plane that went down on Sunday south of the airport at Bishop, California, the Sierra town where they lived and operated a gallery."

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