Lamplugh Glacier is an 8-mile-long glacier located in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska. It leads north to its 1961 terminus in Johns Hopkins Inlet, 1.4 miles west of Ptarmigan Creek and 76 miles northwest of Hoonah. The glacier was named by Lawrence Martin of the U.S. Geological Survey around 1912 for English geologist George William Lamplugh (1859–1926), who visited Glacier Bay in 1884.
Lamplugh Glacier is roughly 160 feet high at the face, and about 3/4 mile wide. This tidewater glacier has advanced and receded significantly in the past century.
I loved this PoV that I captured as you can see how the glacier twists and turns as it approaches the Bay, as if it's slow moving lava.
Photo captured September 14, 2015.
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