Interesting Levels of Nature

Interesting Levels of Nature

Just look at this stunning Alaskan landscape, we see the Tracy Arm fjord with the impressive Sawyer glacier lurking behind and mountains soaring above all. This stunning capture is by John Cobb.

Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau (outlet at 57° 46′ 40″ N 133° 37′ 0″ W). It is named after the Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Franklin Tracy. It is located about 45 miles (72 km) south of Juneau and 70 miles (110 km) north of Petersburg, Alaska, off of Holkham Bay and adjacent to Stephens Passage within the Tongass National Forest. Tracy Arm is the heart of the Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness, designated by the United States Congress in 1980. [source]

Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness contains 653,179 acres (2,643.32 km2) and consists of two deep and narrow fjords: Tracy Arm and Endicott Arm. Both fjords are over 30 miles (48 km) long and one-fifth of their area is covered in ice. [source]

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