The Malaspina Glacier is one of the largest piedmont glaciers in North America and is considered the classic example of a piedmont glacier. It is about 40 miles wide and 28 miles long.

 
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Active and Adventure Review of Malaspina Glacier

Away Travel Expert: Karen Kefauver
ActiveExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Walking
Active and AdventureExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • The Malaspina Glacier is so large that it can only be seen in its entirety from space.
  • Malaspina Glacier is actually a compound glacier, formed by the merger of several valley glaciers.
  • You can take a cruise ship to view Malaspina Glacier up-close.

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Yakutat, Alaska


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