Tracy Arm Glacier

    Newer Older

    The cruise ship "Dawn Princess" departing Sawyer Glacier as our ship moves in closer. One of the highlights of my trip. To give you some sense of scale this is stats on the ship:
    # 1,950 passengers
    # 10 decks
    # 261.3 meters in length
    # 77,499 gross tonnes

    tt almost looks like a toy sitting in that fjord. The location I placed it on the map is an estimate, since I am not finding the exact spot on the flickr map. Judging from other photos I have been looking at taken by other people, I think we must have been about 2-3 miles from the glacier.

    linthesky (?details=1 ... can we have it both ways, and 98 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    View 20 more comments

    1. .alǝ 81 months ago | reply

      beautiful picture !!!

    2. jonpas 81 months ago | reply

      mind-bendingly magical.....

    3. tour operador [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

      Hola, soy el administrador de un grupo llamado Tourist_Touriste_Turista_flickr y nos encantaría agregar tu foto al grupo.

    4. kevinrushforth 77 months ago | reply

      Wow! That's a wonderful shot! My wife and I cruised to Alaska aboard the Dawn Princess about a year and a half ago. We didn't make it all the way to the glacier (too much ice), but Tracy Arm Fjord is one of the most beautiful places I've seen.

    5. mothernature photography 77 months ago | reply

      kevinrushforth Well, you now have a shot of your ship in Tracy Arm. Now I need to find a shot of the Pacific Princess there, that was the ship I was on, it was much, much smaller.

      I think there is no argument from anyone that Tracy Arm is one of the most beautiful places on earth. It all seems like a dream to me now. It was so early in the morning, I was dragged out of bed, and while half frozen found myself staring into this magical wonder world. I found it hard to operate the camera, it was just so overwhelming to me.

    6. Yirong & Rui 77 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo! Now I can't wait to go on an Alaska cruise!

    7. courge poivrée 74 months ago | reply

      PlanetEye LogoYou may want to add your photo to the group PlanetEye - travel beyond words. A very small group of photographers are being invited and the best photos will be included in a new online travel guide.

    8. NowYouSeeUs 70 months ago | reply

      Stunning in its scale and beauty. Great Photograph! Great use of HDR!

    9. Enzo's 69 months ago | reply

      I was on the Dawn Princes when it went up Tracys Arm. This was on the 22 of July and we went to the other glacier in that fjord as well. Awsome sight over all. The ice burgs were great.

    10. Umnak 67 months ago | reply

      Nice photograph. You have it geotagged in Port Snettisham not Tracy Arm. Tracy Arm is the next fjord south.

    11. mothernature photography 67 months ago | reply

      Umnak Thanks, I just had to sort of guess on the map where it was as not much was marked and all the fjords looked the same. I

    12. LeszekZadlo 65 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called 100 + Viewed Best of Geology (Add 1, Award 1), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. jordicerda52 65 months ago | reply

      Cool landscape and great shot!

      THIS IS AN OFFICIAL AWARD
      from 100 + Viewed Best of Geology (rockforms, caves, deserts etc.) (Add 1, Award 1)
      www.flickr.com/groups/bestofgeology/

    14. micronetal 52 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called La Mar de Flickr, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. Kratos May 51 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called MAW (Mountains Around the World), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    16. IcecreamSupernova 47 months ago | reply

      I think i might have been on that cruise i can't remember the name of the ship though grrrr....

    17. Luís Henrique Boucault 31 months ago | reply

      Very nice shot! Well done!

      [https://www.flickr.com/photos/60342453@N06/6160569795/in/photostream]
      [https://www.flickr.com/photos/60342453@N06/6228472198/]
      http://pt.depositphotos.com/portfolio-1220523.html

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts