Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay National Monument 1950

Image: Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay National Monument 1950

Detailed Description

This August 1950 photo documents the significant changes that occurred during the 9 years between photographs A and B. Muir Glacier has retreated more than 2 miles, exposing Muir Inlet, and thinned 340 feet or more. However, it still is connected with tributary Riggs Glacier.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2698 x 2139

Date Taken:

Location Taken: AK, US