Hubbard Glacier


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Hubbard Glacier,

SE Alaska, largest tidewater glacier in North America, on Disenchantment Bay at head of Yakutat Bay, at the northern end of the Alaskan panhandle. Extending 76 mi (122 km) from Mt. Logan in Yukon, the glacier's face is more than 6 mi (9.6 km) across and some 300 ft (90 m) high. It has twice blocked (1986, 2002) the mouth of Russell Fjord, making it a lake as high as 90 ft (27 m) above sea level.

Hubbard Glacier

[′həb·ərd ′glā·shər]
(geography)
A valley glacier which reaches tidewater from a source area of Mount St. Elias of Alaska and the Yukon.
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Prncess Cruises has an 11-day Denali Explorer trip combining a four-day land tour to Fairbanks, Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge and Whittier with a seven-night cruise on Star Princess calling at Anchorage, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan and Vancouver, Fares from [euro]2,773pp is based on two adults sharing, departing on September 4 includes return flights and one night pre-cruise hotel stay.
Factfile | Princess Cruises have an 11-day Denali Explorer trip combining a four-day land tour to Fairbanks, Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge and Whittier with a seven-night cruise on Star Princess calling at Anchorage, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan and Vancouver.
This is Alaska's mighty Hubbard Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in North America at 76 miles long and 1,200 feet deep.
If you and your partner are of the adventurous kind and like to travel to unique destinations, then the 7-night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise aboard the Celebrity Infinity is something you will definitely enjoy
The Star Princess sails close to the Hubbard Glacier and its sisters in the aptly named Glacier Bay as it negotiates the Inside Passage.
Voran chose the Tazlina Glacier, which is named for the Ahtna Athabascan word for "swift river"; Thompson chose Hubbard Glacier, which has been advancing for one hundred years.
Voran chose the Tazlina Glacier, which is named for the Ahtna Athabascan word for swift river; Thompson chose Hubbard Glacier, which has been advancing for 100 years.
Ages six and under Junior might not remember the Eiffel Tower or the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska, but at an early age, children can be exposed to the practice and stimulation of travel that may pay off later.
KICKING off in the Canadian city of Vancouver, you can spot whales around Alaska and visit the massive Hubbard Glacier, from which icebergs as high as ten-storey buildings routinely break off.
Since then, he's shot the Lambert glaciers in Antarctica, the world's biggest glacier, the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska, and geysers and orange lava in Hawaii.
The new sailing will depart from and end in Seattle, with stops that include Alaska's Hubbard Glacier, Seward and Kodiak.