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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Walking on the Valdez Glacier

 We were able to park our kayak on the edge of the glacier and climb up atop the glacial moraine.  There was a thick layer of debris - mainly sharply angled shards of volcanic rock.  Beneath that - the ice .....and we had to watch our step, as there were crevasses - places where the ice was not firm, but it was hard to see that on account of the rock layer on top.  We stepped carefully.

I really loved coming across these deep isolated pools of green glacial melt. We were "pinching ourselves" as we experienced this - just the two of us walking around on this glacier!

1 comment:

Judy Sall Fiber Art said...

I'm really enjoying these pictures... shows Alaska in a whole different light for me.