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Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay National Monument 1950
Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay National Monument 1950
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Title: Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay National Monument 1950

Description: This August 1950 photo documents the significant changes that occurred during the 9 years between photographs A and B. Muir Glacier has retreated more than 2 miles, exposing Muir Inlet, and thinned 340 feet or more. However, it still is connected with tributary Riggs Glacier.

Location: AK, USA

Date Taken: Aug 1 1950

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Photo courtesy of the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Archive

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Type: JPEG image - 2.54 MB

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