15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
River of Ice - the Margerie Glacier

The Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park enters right at the edge of the border with British Columbia. An active glacier, it calves into the bay regularly, and one can hear it grinding and groaning as it descends about eight feet every 24 hours.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Northwest of Juneau, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Steven Akre