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Melting Glaicer under smoke from wildfires

Melting Glaicer under smoke from wildfires

Most years, I do an Alaskan Road trip over the 4th of July–the last couple years, I’ve headed north, but this year I went east and south–east to Eagle, to see the flood damage, then south to visit the Matanuska Glacier.  When I started the trip, the skies were clear, but two days later, smoke had moved in–started by the lightening strikes from those warm days.  The Matanuska Glacier is receeding, like almost all Alaskan glaciers, and the smoke filled air reminds me of childhood summer days back on the east coast…

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One Comment

    • jack
    • Posted July 8, 2009 at 6:58 pm
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    all we are missing to match the east coast is the humidity


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