Ice sequence – Petersburg Pilot – Alaska News

Ice sequence

 

Photo courtesy of Carli Byer

A nearly 250-foot tower of ice collapsed in sequence last week at LeConte Glacier. Lower level ice structures give-way first (1), causing the structure to drop into the water (2) before falling forward (3) and creating a ponderous crash and huge wave (4) that spread across the bay.

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