• 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?

Lamplugh Glacier wall of blue ice

When Captain George Vancouver surveyed Southeast Alaska in 1794, the wall of ice that filled the bay was (at its greatest extent) 100 miles long, 20 miles wide, and 4,000 feet thick. Just 250 years later, this same ice has retreated 65 miles, the fastest glacial retreat on record.