Glacier Bay National Park

#99 - Juneau, USA
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It's not the cold air taking your breath away.
Glacier Bay in southern Alaska is home to over 20 glaciers that surround the majestic looking lake and make it one of the most breathtaking places in the world. With the glaciers surrounding , this is also one of the most popular cruise ship stops. And you thought you had to swim here… People are not the only ones attracted here as there is an abundance of wildlife from fish to otters to bears and yes, WHALES!! Spanning over 1,375 miles, the lake affords some of the most breathtaking views of the combination between ice and rock. The picturesque scene and stillness of the views put little doubt into why this is an AbsoulteVisit.
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Glacier Bay Brown Bear Stare
#1 Glacier Bay NP Photo - Brad Harbach
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Tiny Little Cruise Ship in the Bay
#2 Glacier Bay NP Photo - Brad Harbach
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Cruise Ship Breaking Ice
#3 Glacier Bay NP Photo - Brad Harbach
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Glacier Bay Fairweather Range forest
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Glacier Bay Lamplugh Glacier
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Quick Facts & History

  • Bigger than the entire state of Connecticut, Glacier Bay National Park is 3,280,198 acres across the state of Alaska, and even then it only takes up 1% of Alaska’s total mass!
  • The ice in Glacier Bay National Park is so thick that it has actually forced the Earths crust in that area deeper into the mantle. As a result, as the ice melts, the land in that area will rise over an inch a year.
  • Since their discovery, the glaciers in the National Park have been receding faster than any other glaciers in the world.
  • There are over 200 different species of fish swimming in the Glacier Bay National Park waters, including all 5 different species of Pacific salmon.

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Glacier Bay Brown Bear Stare
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Tiny Little Cruise Ship in the Bay
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Cruise Ship Breaking Ice
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Glacier Bay Brown Bear Stare

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Tiny Little Cruise Ship in the Bay

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Cruise Ship Breaking Ice


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