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Heading for the glaciers.
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Early view of Aialik glacier, a river of ice.
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Two other tourist boats near the glacier provide a better idea of its enormous size.
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Grandma Bert's photo captures not only the color, but the enormous size of Aialik glacier when compared to the two tourist boats.
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A kayaker wends her way through the ice after visiting Aialik glacier.
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A second kayaker returning after a visit to the glacier.
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A glacier in the distance.
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Blue is the only color reflected from the tightly packed ice and snow of the glacier.
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A large chunk of ice that has calved from the glacier floats near the tour boat.
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Aialik glacier has calved. That splash goes higher than our boat is tall.
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More calving of the glacier.
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A few seconds after calving, a clap of thunder is heard. It is the sound of the ice and snow breaking away from the glacier.
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Grandma and Grandpa with the glacier behind them.
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A final view of Aialik glacier as the boat races back to Seward.