Muir Glacier, the largest that dips into the bay, presents a front of 5000 feet.
At Muir Glacier we spent a week this time, making long trips up the mountains that overlooked the glacier and across its surface.
The front wall of the Muir Glacier is about two and a half or three miles wide.
The Muir Glacier might be likened to a great inland sea of ice fed by many tributaries or ice rivers.
We passed by Muir Glacier on the other side of the bay, seeking to attain the extreme end of the great fiord.
This is substantially Dr. Wright's theory, who studied the formation of these "kettle holes" at the mouth of the Muir Glacier.
Muir Glacier glittering in the distance added to the fascination of the scenery.
The Muir Glacier is the one that occupies the most attention, as it is the most accessible to tourists.
The following facts relating to the Muir Glacier, its measurement and movement, are derived wholly from Professor Wright's notes.
Muir Glacier is the greatest of this grand group, and surpasses anything nearer than the polar zones themselves.