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Bruce Molnia standing on Triangle Island in Queen Inlet

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In September 2003, I was funded by the US National Park Service to document glacier change in Glacier Bay National Park. In this photograph taken by my colleague Austin Post, I am standing on Triangle Island in Queen Inlet, holding a photograph taken from the same location in 1906 by USGS geologist Charles W. Wright. In the ensuing 97 years, Carroll Glacier retreated more than 2 km and approximately 200 m of sediment was deposited in the fiord


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