College Fjord, Alaska Scenic Cruising
College Fjord, Alaska
Sunday, September 6, 2009
College Fjord is a fjord located in the northern sector of Prince William Sound in the U.S. state of Alaska. The fjord contains five tidewater glaciers (glaciers that terminate in water), five large valley glaciers, and dozens of smaller glaciers, most named after renowned East Coast colleges (women's colleges for the NW side, and men's colleges for the SE side). College Fjord was discovered in 1899 during the Harriman Expedition, at which time the glaciers were named.
According to our cruise log, we entered Prince Willian Sound shortly after noon. Throughout the afternoon vessel cruising by the impressive glaciers of College Fjord.
Pictures of College Fjord
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See our 2009 Alaska Photo Album for all pictures of this cruise.
See also our 2003 Alaska Photo Album for pictures of cruise/bus/train/high-speed catamaran trip.
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