Norwegian Sun Continues at Hubbard Glacier


Mount Seattle in background — 10,070 feet/3,069 meters

Mount Seattle in background — 10,070 feet/3,069 meters

Hubbard Glacier is an active, advancing sheet of ice.  Icebergs breaking off the face of Hubbard Glacier and crashing into Disenchantment Bay can exceed ten stories.  You’ll see a video I took of one such event next week.

Wall of Blue

Wall of Blue

The ice at the face of Hubbard Glacier took some 400 years to arrive here, much of it originating some 76 miles/122 kilometers away from its present location.

Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier

This primary source for Hubbard Glacier is an ice field just west of Mount Walsh in the Kluane National Park and Reserve in neighboring Canada.

Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier

On this week’s Fun Photo Friday I’ll present some of my favorite views of Hubbard Glacier and Disenchantment Bay.  Until then, here’s today’s slide show:

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