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Aerial view of Lituya Bay, 1954, trimlines of the 1936 giant waves and the 1853-54 giant wave.


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Album caption: Aerial view of Lituya Bay; Mt. Crillon on right. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf Region, Alaska. September 16, 1954. Index card: View of Lituya Bay. Trimlines of the 1936 giant waves and the 1853-54 giant wave. Lateral moraines and the end moraine in the right and left foreground record a recent advance of ice to the mouth of the bay. Mount Crillon altitude 12,726 feet is the highest peak on the skyline. Mount Fairweaterh quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. September 16, 1954. Published as Plate 3-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 354-C. 1960.


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U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Miller, Donald John

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