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Kenai Fjord Glacier
Heading for the glaciers.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
A glacier in the distance.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Early view of Aialik glacier, a river of ice one mile wide and over 300 feet high.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Two other tourist boats near the glacier provide a better idea of its enormous size.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Grandma Bert's photo captures not only the color, but the enormous size of Aialik glacier when compared to the two tourist boats.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
A kayaker wends her way through the ice after visiting Aialik glacier.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
A second kayaker returning after a visit to the glacier.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Blue is the only color reflected from the tightly packed ice and snow of the glacier.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
A large chunk of ice that has calved from the glacier floats near the tour boat.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Aialik glacier has calved. That splash goes higher than our boat is tall.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
More calving of the glacier.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
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.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Grandma and Grandpa with the glacier behind them.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
Kenai Fjord Glacier
A final view of Aialik glacier as the boat races back to Seward.
Kenai Fjord Glacier
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