Alaska Cruise, Day 4: Hubbard Glacier
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Here is a photo of a large piece of ice calving (collapsing off of the glacier's face). It happens quickly enough that it's difficult to get a photo. After the ice falls, it makes a loud boom that sounds like thunder. Although the distance makes it appears small, the chunk probably weighs several tons and is falling from over a hundred feet in the air.

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