All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

This photo was taken about 5:00 p.m. as we were flying over the Chugash Mountains on our descent into Anchorage. Note the glaciers, the one in the middle is a tidewater glacier. Glaciers move slowly but constantly, the ice at their base grinds the bedr...
This photo was taken about 5:00 p.m. as we were flying over the Chugash Mountains on our descent into Anchorage. Note the glaciers, the one in the middle is a tidewater glacier. Glaciers move slowly but constantly, the ice at their base grinds the bedrock into a powder as fine as flour, in fact, it is called "glacier flour".

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