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August 11, 2022



August 11, 1922 Deputy Neil MacGregor and W. R. Norwood had narrow escapes from death last Saturday while attempting to secure pictures of Le Conte glacier when their boat was swamped by an iceberg which broke off from the bottom of the glacier and came up underneath the boat. MacGregor and Norwood left Petersburg Saturday morning in a row boat with an Evinrude and arrived at the glacier early in the afternoon. Going in close to the glacier, Norwood landed on a small shelf of rock while MacGregor cruised along the face of the glacier in the boat waiting for a berg to fall so that Norwood co...



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