Hubbard Glacier

The Hubbard Glacier is a glacier in the Elias chain in the U.S. state of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. From its source in the Yukon Territory, the glacier extends over 122 km in the Yakutat Bay and Disenchantment Bay the. He is the longest ending in a glacier waters of Alaska. Its front face measures over ten kilometers. Before the glacier reaches the water, it combines with the coming of the West Valerie Glacier, which will ensure, according to experts with its thrust to ensure that the Hubbard Glacier the Russell Fjord permanently separated from Disenchantment Bay. In May 1986 and in the spring of 2002 this was done already for a few months, making the Russell Lake was formed. After 1986, the inflow of the fjord, the level was over the summer to gain 25 meters above sea level, broke around midnight of October 8, 1986, the dam and the inlet was reconnected to the ocean. This was the second largest documented human glacier run.