“The only cities were of ice, bergs with cores of beryl, blue gems within white gems, that some said gave off an odor of almonds.” Annie Proulx – The Shipping News Tracy Arm, Alaska
Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau, located adjacent to Stephens Passage within the Tongass National Forest. Tracy Arm is the heart of the Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness, designated by the United States Congress in 1980.
“This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls. The finest of the glacier meadow … More Alaska – The Passage
Angular thrones of ice pause on their journey to the sea in Glacier Bay and Tracy Arm – Alaska
The sky was heavily clouded the day we sailed into Tracy Arm …. The most perfect conditions to capture the blue in the glacier and small bergs floating around the fiord. The mountains along the fiord were shrouded in white blankets of low cloud which contrasted beautifully with the deep greens of spruce trees and … More Tracy Arm Fiord – Alaska
This week's WordPress Photo Challenge is Contrast The brittle blue glacial ice of the Sawyer Glacier rears up in stark contrast to a background of the soft green and grey fog shrouded cliffs of the Tracy Arm Fiord – Alaska.
This week’s Photo Challenge is Extra, Extra …. The highlight among many special places visited over the past 3 weeks in the Canadian Rockies and Alaskan Inside Passage was Tracy Arm. Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau, named after the Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Franklin Tracy. It is located about 72 … More WPC – Tracy Arm, Alaska