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College Fjord Glaciers
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College Fjord, Alaska, USA. The terminus of College Fjord is ringed with glaciers, each named for eastern US colleges by the explorers. (Many of the names were Ivy League colleges, though the explorers gleefully left Princeton out of the naming.) On the left are Vassar, Bryn Mawr, Smith, Radcliffe, and Harvard Glaciers, up the 'small' channel on the right is the Yale Glacier, not visible in this photo. The ice fields that feed the glaciers are massive, situated among mountains as tall as 15,000 feet. The masses of ice produce an abundance of clouds and breezes flow off the mountains to the fjord. The Harvard Glacier is 1.5 miles wide, 18 miles long, and over 200 feet high at the face. (EXIF: 70mm, 1/1250 sec, f/8.0, ISO 200) Enjoy!

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::Jimbobedsel
10/14/11 12:19 AM GMT
This one looks to have been done with a slight bit of HDR or Topaz or something like that. Whatever you did, it's another gorgeous image, Thad.
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.Tomeast
10/14/11 1:10 AM GMT
Wow..Don`t know what else to say really. Magnificent.Fav.
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.ReesesCup
10/14/11 1:15 AM GMT
Incredible picture! It leaves me speechless....except this is one of the most magnificent scenes I have ever seen. Great work!
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.icedancer
10/14/11 1:53 AM GMT
WOW Thad, this is absolutley a breath taking shot, this would be a wonderful ad in a travel agency pamplet. Outstanding, Bravo
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::cynlee
10/14/11 1:54 AM GMT
Fabulous imagery, Thad! I like this one of the College Fjord the best!
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.rforres
10/14/11 2:28 AM GMT
This may be my favorite yet of this series. It looks so crisp and icy. The silvery blue water is very beautiful. Nicely done!
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.palral
10/14/11 2:37 AM GMT
Yet another breathtaking shot of the glaciers of Alaska, Thad. The clouds seem awfully cooperative on this one. Some blue skies and some of the clouds hovering at the mountain peaks. Your narratives have been very helpful since I'm taking my citizenship test next week.
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::Starry173
10/14/11 3:00 AM GMT
Art it is.
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::0930_23
10/14/11 3:17 AM GMT
Can you say one helluva shot on here?

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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
.snapshooter87
10/14/11 3:20 AM GMT
Most definitely my favourite to date, Thad. Excellent work.
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.Starglow
10/14/11 3:35 AM GMT
These glacier photos are absolutely colossal captures.
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::SEFA
10/14/11 5:15 AM GMT
An excellent photo with great clarity and colors. Beautiful and interesting! Saved&faved!
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.roxanapaduraru
10/14/11 6:44 AM GMT
Amazing wilderness and nature at it's best!Thank you for sharing with us these natural wonders!
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::billyoneshot
10/14/11 6:56 AM GMT
This is the best glacier shot yet Thad. I like all of the snow with the exposed rock. Great texture.
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::corngrowth
10/14/11 10:36 AM GMT
Thanks for another stunning post, Thad. S+F instantly!

Regards, Cornelius.
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::allisontaylor
10/14/11 10:52 AM GMT
Amazing layers of wilderness! Inspiring composition and details. Saved to stare at more!
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.elektronist
10/14/11 2:21 PM GMT
Cool... really cool! Another great capture, Thad.

Tanju
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Logun7
10/14/11 4:47 PM GMT
Outstanding shot Thad! What a gorgeous view:)
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::Ed1958
10/14/11 4:50 PM GMT
Super thad for a super shot in a super fjord.
Ed.
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.Eubeen
10/18/11 12:39 AM GMT
A great view of this gorgeous landscape, Thad. A good capture of the icefields and mountains. Very nicely composed scene.
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::Inkeri
10/18/11 11:11 PM GMT
Outstanding post,Thad.
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::Zava
10/19/11 6:20 PM GMT
I just adored Alaska and the Fjords. I often wondered if these unforgiving places were God forsaken or if God would choose to live there.Thank you for this outstanding dramatic pic.
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.Susiesun
11/06/11 4:20 PM GMT
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Love this stunning composition, Thad! PERFECT!
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