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

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Proposed U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Communication Installations in Glacier Bay

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Date: October 26, 2009
Contact: Allison Banks, Public Information Officer, 907-697-2230

For a detailed description of the project and to submit comments,  please visit the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website using the following link:

http://parkplanning.nps.gov/projectHome.cfm?parkId=12&projectId=26546

Did You Know?

Iceworms do exist!

No hoax, iceworms do exist. These small, threadlike, segmented black worms, usually less than one inch long, thrive in temperatures just above freezing. Observers as far back as the 1880’s reported the tiny worms on the surface of glaciers. When sunlight strikes, ice worms burrow into the ice.