How to see Alaska’s beautiful glaciers before it’s too late

As Alaska’s glaciers recede, tour guides and tourists are dealing with the the consequences.

When Alaska was admitted into the Union in 1959 it was officially nicknamed ‘The Last Frontier.’ It’s as suitable a label now as it was then: the majority of the state’s land — an area approximately 2.5 times the size of Texas — remains wilderness. Some peaks here have never recorded a single human ascent. The sweeping, mountainous panorama suggests an unshakable permanence. In actuality, though, much of this landscape is shifting at an alarming pace.

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