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Glacier In Tracy Arm

Sergey Dolya • 3 minutes read • November 10th, 2015

On the third day we had planned the scenic cruising along the

Tracy Arm fjord

to the South Sawyer glacier, so we got the whole day sailing on the ship along beautiful places and photographing them from the deck of the ship. At the end of the fjord we ran into a glacier and our ship could not approach it close, but the smaller boats were smartly darting about between the huge ice floes and icebergs...
The morning was beautiful:

I woke up early and, as usual on cruises, spent an hour circling around the deck. The third deck is connected, and it is very convenient to walk along it, that most of the passengers does every day, when we don't stand in some port:

From the entrance to the


to the glacier there are 35 kilometers, but the ice breaking off it is met already at the entrance, and the closer to the glacier, their amount gets bigger:

The bigger the ice-floe, the 'bluer' it is:

The slopes of the fjord are dotted with waterfalls, as in Norway:

Nose of our ship has a bulbous shape. It easily coped with ice floes:

Soon after the bend appeared the glacier itself:
Author: Sergeydolya

Translated by: Gian Luka

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