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Holgate Glacier, Seward

4.9
#4 of 10 in Nature in Seward
Holgate Glacier is a glacier located in the U.S. state of Alaska, in Kenai Fjords National Park. It flows outward from the Harding Icefield toward Holgate Arm of Aialik Bay. Tour boats from Seward, Alaska offer tourists the opportunity to view the glacier.
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  • The visit to this glacier was well worth the time it took to get to it from Seward Harbor. We saw at least two calving incidents as we drifted slowly past the glacier. Our captain was able to keep us ...  more »
  • This is the closest we have ever been to a glacier. The shades of blue in the glacier were amazing and when it calved, the sound was unlike anything we had ever heard. The gulls apparently like the sm...  more »
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  • Holgate Glacier is another one of those many beautiful glaciers in Alaska. You'll most likely see Holgate Glacier while on a glacier cruise, but if you can take your time and enjoy the view from a kayak I bet you'll have a better experience.
  • One of the best views we had from a very near distance!

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