Category Archives: Rivers and Glaciers

Photos of glaciers and photos of rivers from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Rivers include the Copper River, Kennicott River, Chitina River, and glaciers photos include Hubbard Glacier, Malaspina Glacier, Bagley Icefield, Kennicott Glacier, Russell Glacier and countless more.

The Hubbard Glacier

the Hubbard Glacier calving massive sheets of ice into Russell Fjord at Gilbert Point. The Hubbard Glacier is known as the calvingest glacier in the world, and lives up to its reputation. Hubbard Glacier, Russell Fjord and Disenchantment Bay, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska.

Hubbard Gacier calving chunks of ice into Russell Fjord, Wrangell

Hey Folks,

A test blog post. A photo of the Hubbard Glacier calving into Disenchantment Bay, near Gilbert Point.The Hubbard Glacier is one of the largest tidewater glaciers in North America, is extremely active, and a well-visited tourist destination. There are few experiences quite like watching a 200-300′ tower of ice crash into the sea!

I shot this photo on a trip I made to the Wrangell-St. Elias coast in 2007, first to Icy Bay, and then up into Disenchantment Bay, Gilbert Point and Russell Fjord.