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Margerie Glacier Calving (#1) [w/comment]

By the time one hears the crack/boom of breaking and falling ice, the ice has already hit the surface of the inlet. But there had been some

smaller ice falls at this spot, and so I had aimed my camera, with a "larger" lens, and just started clicking off shots as soon as I saw

movement of the ice. Just lucky. The size of the glacier terminus is huge (thousands of feet), so I estimate this impact to be hundreds

of feet.

For a capture of a REALLY huge chunk of ice hitting the water, check out DWGPhoto's shot at http://www.panoramio.com/photo/7672902 ...

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East Machias, ME

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  • Uploaded on October 26, 2012
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    by L. L. Wall
    • Camera: Noritsu Koki QSS