Portage Glacier

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
7321928/1000000 sec. / ISO 400
State/Province/Region
Alaska
Nearest Area
Chugach National Forest
Town
Whittier
Notes

EF 28-70mm @ 40mm; f/20 @ 1/160 sec, ISO 400

Description

The MV Ptarmigan, an 80-foot vessel, passes within 300 yards of the terminus of Portage Glacier, a relic of the Ice Age. From the boat you can watch for fractures of ice to break off the glacier and crash into Portage Lake below, where they are subject to the whims of the wind.

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Date Added
September 18, 2020
Date Taken
June 27, 2019