10 Must-See Sites on Your Alaskan Cruise

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3. Hubbard Glacier

At 76 miles in length with a width of up to seven miles, the Hubbard Glacier is North America’s largest tidewater glacier. The massive glacier, named for the first president of the National Geographic Society, Gardiner Hubbard, is one of the few Alaskan glaciers currently advancing rather than retreating. It is moving at a rate of about 80 feet per year.

Hubbard Glacier Alaska

4. Glacier Bay National Park

When large chunks of glacial ice break off and fall into the ocean to form icebergs, the process is known as calving. Glacier Bay is one of the best places in the world to witness this phenomenon. Several tidewater glaciers are found in the area along with some of the finest whale watching in the world.

Glacier Bay National Park Alaska
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