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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Ice sequence


August 10, 2017

Photo courtesy of Carli Byer

A nearly 250-foot tower of ice collapsed in sequence last week at LeConte Glacier. Lower level ice structures give-way first (1), causing the structure to drop into the water (2) before falling forward (3) and creating a ponderous crash and huge wave (4) that spread across the bay.

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