• Sunset view of Glacier Bay and the surrounding Fairweather Mountains.

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Proposed Compendium Changes for 2009

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Date: January 9, 2009
Contact: Allison Banks, Public Information Officer, 907-697-2230

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is seeking public comment on the park’s proposed 2009 Superintendent’s Compendium. All comments must be postmarked by February 9, 2009.

Did You Know?

Ice

In 1899, an earthquake measuring 8.4 on the Richter Scale so shook the glaciers in Glacier Bay, the budding tourism industry nearly died. There was so much ice in the water from the shattered glaciers, visitors to Glacier Bay did not return to for over ten years.