An unnamed glacier hangs above a cirque on the southern shore of Endicott Arm, a fjord in the Coast Mountains of Southeast Alaska that extends northwest for 33 miles (53 km) from the terminus of the Dawes Glacier to Holkham Bay, 80 miles (129 km) southeast of Juneau and 47 miles (76 km) north of Petersburg, Alaska
Mount Douglas is a stratovolcano with an elevation of 7,000 feet (2134 m) located on Kamishak Bay, near the northern part of the Alaska Peninsula and within Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 113 miles (182 km) east of King Salmon and 91 miles (147 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska.
The Kashteen Peninsula is located in Icy Bay and is emerging from under the retreating Guyot Glacier, about 149 miles (240 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 73 miles (118 km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.
Salt Lagoon is an embayment at the foot of the Spiller Range on Porcher Island, about 15 miles (24 km) south-southwest of Port Edward and 15 miles (24 km) north-northeast of Kitkatla, British Columbia.
Tutka Bay Falls cascades from the steep mountains of the Kenai Peninsula on the north shore and near the head of Tutka Bay, about 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Homer and 15 miles (24 km) east of Seldovia, Alaska.
Sahlin Falls is a waterfall of Sahlin Creek on the northern shore of Sheep Bay, 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Cordova, and 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Valdez, Alaska.
A herring saltery was located at Cliff Falls, the outlet for Cliff Lake at the head of Deep Cove, an embayment on the east coast of Baranof Island, about 41 miles (66 km) south-southeast of Sitka and 17.5 miles (28 km) north-northwest of Port Armstrong, Alaska.
Beaver Falls Creek is on Revillagigedo Island, on the western shore of George Inlet, 5.3 miles (8.5 km) northeast of Ketchikan, Alaska.
Kasnyku Falls is a waterfall located between Kasnyku Lake and Waterfall Cove on the northeast coast of Baranof Island, 7 miles (11 km) north of the community of Baranof and 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Sitka, Alaska. Kasnyku Lake is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) long and named...
Cascade Bay is an estuary that extends southeast for 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to Eaglek Bay in Prince William Sound, about 32 miles (51.5 km) northeast of Whittier, Alaska.
About the background graphic
This ‘warming stripe’ graphic is a visual representation of the change in global temperature from 1850 (top) to 2019 (bottom). Each stripe represents the average global temperature for one year. The average temperature from 1971-2000 is set as the boundary between blue and red. The colour scale goes from -0.7°C to +0.7°C. The data are from the UK Met Office HadCRUT4.6 dataset.
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