Bering Glacier

Largest Glacier

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Bering Glacier, near Cordova, Alaska, is the nation’s largest glacier.  It is about 126 miles long and about 30 miles wide near its terminus.  The glacier changes size with fluctuations in the weather and “calves” icebergs into Vitus lake.

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