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NOAA Photo Library Image - line3943

Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier on the North American continent . In contrast to most glaciers it has been advancing since first mapped in 1895 . If it's advance continues, it will close off Russell Fjord and make the largest glacier-dammed lake in North America in historic times.

Image ID: line3943, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Alaska, Disenchantment Bay
Photographer: Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC/Auke Bay Lab

Category: Coastline/NOAA 200th Photo Contest/

High Resolution Photo Available

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