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Alaska"s glaciers.

Bruce Molnia

Alaska"s glaciers.

by Bruce Molnia

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Published by Alaska Geographic Society in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Glaciers -- Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      Text prepared by Bruce Molnia.

      SeriesAlaska geographic,, v. 9, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF901 .A266 vol. 9, no. 1, GB2425.A4 .A266 vol. 9, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3780458M
      ISBN 10088240167X
      LC Control Number81020508
      OCLC/WorldCa8033496

      Book Your Stay at Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages It’s not unusual to hear folks say these glacier tours are the highlight of their time in the 49 th State, and Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages is in the perfect location to take advantage of these natural wonders. See Alaska's Grandest Glaciers a train-access-only backcountry area where travelers stop to kayak or raft among the icebergs cast off by the glacier. You can book your tickets to stop here, or continue on to Seward and catch a shuttle to the Exit Glacier Nature Center in Kenai Fjords National Park. Here, hiking trails take you very close to.

      Day 2 - Hubbard Glacier, Alaska - Cruising. The Hubbard Glacier is located about 30 miles north off the coast of Yakutat and is by far one of Alaska’s most exciting natural treasures. On your cruise to Hubbard Glacier, enjoy incredible picture-perfect views of this glorious . Glacier View Log Cabin Relax and enjoy glacier and mountain views, creative hand-made woodworking, a full kitchen, TV, and bath in your own spacious log cabin home. A great place to begin or end your Alaskan holiday, the Glacier View Log Cabin is located just a two hour drive from Anchorage.

      While most glaciers tend to thin and retreat, Hubbard Glacier continues to thicken and actively advance toward the Gulf of Alaska, earning the nickname “Galloping Glacier”. Sailing into Disenchantment Bay near the glacier’s foot-tall face, you’ll get panoramic views of its gigantic expanse— Hubbard is a monstrous 76 miles long and. Page 83 - The trough in which it [the glacier] lies is forested along the water edge on both sides for the greater part of the distance from the main fiord to the glacier, but barren in the immediate vicinity of the glacier. There are straggling trees high on the valley wall at the end of the glacier, but they do not come down •close to the ice. ‎.


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