Geology Fieldnotes: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska

This park is home to the Fairweather Mountains, which formed during the Laramide Orogeny, as well as many glaciers. The site includes introductory information about glacial formation and icebergs, links to park maps, and visitor information.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, , GeoscienceGeologyGeomorphologyLandforms/ProcessesGlacial/Periglacial
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: General Public
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geomorphology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology
Focus on the Cretaceous: Tectonics, Magmatism, Places-Cretaceous Geology
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Solid Earth, Earth surface