Breathtaking Views of the Largest Glacier in North America
From: Aerial America: Natural Wonders
- 1m 55s
Alaska's Bagley Icefield is a gargantuan pool of solid ice that spans 120 miles. It produces many glaciers, including the massive Bering Glacier, which deposits 6.5 trillion tons of water a year into the Gulf of Alaska.
A Volcano 10 Times More Forceful than Mount St. Helens
- 3m 1s
There are 50 active volcanoes in Alaska, two of which blow their tops every year. But nothing compares to the 15 cubic kilometers of magma that spewed from this volcano in 1912.
The Tourist Expedition With a Dangerous End
- 1m 45s
Sightseers watch Pia Glacier, hoping to see a piece of ice break apart and crash into the freezing water. Just as patience begins to wear thin, the glacier starts to rumble, and then suddenly, it moves...
Take a Trip to Glacier National Park
From: Aerial America: Montana
- 3m 11s
Experience Glacier National Park's awe-inspiring peaks, untouched forests, pristine alpine meadows, and breathtaking lakes.
Why Anchorage Is a Winter Sports Playground
- 2m 56s
Dog-sledding in public parks, a furry winter festival, and a playful take on the Running of the Bulls are just a few ways Anchorage residents celebrate their incredibly frosty home.
Why Few Survive a Climb Up Alaska's Frigid Denali
- 2m 35s
For many climbers, Mt. McKinley presents the alluring chance to reach the top of our continent. But the dangers involved in doing so are very real and sometimes very sudden.