The effects of increasing vessel traffic apparently are exacerbated by the narrow physical confines of Glacier Bay.
I named the place Glacier Bay, and had reason later to remember it with regret.
Islands, as we have seen, are still being born in Glacier Bay and elsewhere to the northward.
Basic data on the acoustic properties and characteristics of Glacier Bay with and in the absence of vessels are lacking.
There has been an increase in vessel traffic and activity within Glacier Bay during the 1970's.
Such activity may have been a factor in the movement of humpbacks from Glacier Bay.
Mt. Fairweather is the most beautiful of all the giants that stand guard about Glacier Bay.
These factors may account for the unexpected reaction of humpbacks to cruise ships in Glacier Bay.
Glacier Bay extends forty-five miles up into the land, its width gradually contracting from twelve to three miles.
Here, while the tide was in our favor, we were accompanied by a fleet of icebergs drifting out to the ocean from Glacier Bay.