a national park in SE Alaska, made up of large tidewater glaciers. 4,381 sq. mi. (11,347 sq. km).
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Most tourists begin their journey to Glacier Bay from cruise ship-centric Juneau, but nearby Haines is far artsier and more scenic.
Glacier Bay is one of those rare national parks that’s only accessible by air or water.Alaska Delivers the Goods in Glacier Bay National Park | Emily Pennington | April 15, 2021 | Outside Online
The park has authorized several companies to provide small, intimate cruises into Glacier Bay and the stunning scenery of Southeast Alaska.Alaska Delivers the Goods in Glacier Bay National Park | Emily Pennington | April 15, 2021 | Outside Online
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.
Records have been maintained on the number of identifiable humpbacks seen in these waters including Glacier Bay.
The increase in visitors and vessels to Glacier Bay is presented in Tables 6-8.
The effects of increasing vessel traffic apparently are exacerbated by the narrow physical confines of Glacier Bay.