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Glacier Bay

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1.
a national park in SE Alaska, made up of large tidewater glaciers. 4381 sq. mi. (11,347 sq. km).
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  • The effects of increasing vessel traffic apparently are exacerbated by the narrow physical confines of Glacier Bay.

    Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
  • I named the place Glacier Bay, and had reason later to remember it with regret.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Islands, as we have seen, are still being born in Glacier Bay and elsewhere to the northward.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • Basic data on the acoustic properties and characteristics of Glacier Bay with and in the absence of vessels are lacking.

    Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
  • There has been an increase in vessel traffic and activity within Glacier Bay during the 1970's.

    Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
  • Such activity may have been a factor in the movement of humpbacks from Glacier Bay.

    Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
  • Mt. Fairweather is the most beautiful of all the giants that stand guard about Glacier Bay.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • These factors may account for the unexpected reaction of humpbacks to cruise ships in Glacier Bay.

    Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
  • Glacier Bay extends forty-five miles up into the land, its width gradually contracting from twelve to three miles.

  • Here, while the tide was in our favor, we were accompanied by a fleet of icebergs drifting out to the ocean from Glacier Bay.

    Stickeen John Muir

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