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On the ice 2

Lituya Glacier at Lituya Bay

August 1st 2008
The earthquake wasn't huge, but asleep in the dark tent with my ear pressed to the gravelly ground, it was an awakening of a different sort. I groggily phased toward consciousness feeling the whooshing of a big gust of wind about to hit and then the tent started shaking and rocks started to tumble down the cliff behind us. We were camped in the center of the out-wash plain that in 1958 was gro ... read more
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