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Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers a new area, and both it and a colony at South Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm appear to have failed.Though most of...That's since around 1927.As for the colony near South Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm, tour operator Steve Weber said it's...
Predicting seal behavior

...So this summer, Blundell and a team of researchers conducted an in-depth study of seals at Tracy Arm's South Sawyer Glacier. Depending on the results, the study may recommend hours of operation for the cruise ships and tour operators that...
A Southeast Adventure: Kayaking Tracy Arm

...later, we arrived at the South Sawyer Glacier.Adventure Bound co-owner Steve...for the next hour.The South Sawyer Glacier is a hard place to leave.One...glacial calves - one, at North Sawyer Glacier, created a 10-foot wave - but...
Kelley wins top honor

...D.C. for his book, "Alaska's Tracy Arm and Sawyer Glaciers." The award, sponsored by the Publishers Marketing...2007. Contributors to "Alaska's Tracy Arm and Sawyer Glaciers" include book designer Laura Lucas and writer Nick...
First Friday: Quilts, Tongass, marabou coho and Cajun picture boxes

...14-by-21-inch view of Mendenhall Valley fireweed, done on site in August Gicleé prints of a view of Tracy Arm, Sawyer glacier A premiere of works combining watercolor fishing scenes with tied flies. (Dolly Varden fishing in North Douglas...
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F-stop from up high

...500 to 1,500 feet above ground level. A notable exception is "Convergence," a shot of branches of the North Sawyer Glacier meeting in Tracy Arm. He was 5,500-6,500 feet above sea level. "Breakup" was shot in the Chilkat Peninsula...
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Glaciers, icebergs, waterfalls make Tracy Arm astounding

...issues at As the Captain Cook made her way closer to Sawyer Glacier, the cruise became even more impressive. A sheet...shrimp frozen into some of them. The ride ends at Sawyer Glacier, a gnarled, crevass-lined mess of aqua and silver...
Tidewater glaciers on the move

...a quarter mile from the South Sawyer Glacier were pelted by ice following a...eighteen-month period, the South Sawyer Glacier lost over a mile of ice about 800 feet thick. Now, the Sawyer Glacier is on a similar tear. And the...
Jans releases 'Glacier Wolf'

...Kelley (the two men worked together on the books "Alaska: A Photographic Excursion," and "Alaska's Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glaciers"), Jans said he soon warmed to the role of sole-decision maker. "It's really exciting for the first time...
Art in wild places New artist-in-residence program in the Tongass kicks off

...National Forest evoked in verse. The drama of the sheer cliffs of Tracy Arm fjord suggested in music. The blue of the Sawyer Glaciers captured on canvas. A new U.S. Forest Service artist-in-residence program, "Voices of the Wilderness...


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