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In this changing Alaskan landscape, tidewater glaciers are holding on to the bay’s West Arm.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey, topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), and land cover data from the Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) Consortium. Story by Kathryn Hansen, inspired by Landsat images prepared by Christopher Shuman (UMBC) for the Earth to Sky partnership between NASA and the National Park Service.

Published September 16, 2020
Data acquired September 5, 1986 - September 17, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI
Map
Collection:
National Parks