• Creator
  • Nowell, Frank H., 1864-1950
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1904
  • Description
  • Caption on image: Muir Glacier on Glacier Bay, Alaska. Photo by F. H. NowellPrinted on verso: 5003. Published by Lowman and Hanford CO., Seattle. Muir Glacier, Glacier Bay, Alaska. Muir Glacier is 350 square miles in area, with a front 3 miles wide and 300 feet high. It moves at the rate of 40 feet a day. The mountains in the background are 15,000 feet high. Photographer Frank H. Nowell is known to have taken photos of icebergs and glaciers in... more
    Caption on image: Muir Glacier on Glacier Bay, Alaska. Photo by F. H. NowellPrinted on verso: 5003. Published by Lowman and Hanford CO., Seattle. Muir Glacier, Glacier Bay, Alaska. Muir Glacier is 350 square miles in area, with a front 3 miles wide and 300 feet high. It moves at the rate of 40 feet a day. The mountains in the background are 15,000 feet high. Photographer Frank H. Nowell is known to have taken photos of icebergs and glaciers in Alaska from 1900-1909..Filed in: Alaska-Ice Forms-Glaciers. less
  • Format
  • Postcard
    image
    3.5 x 5.5 in.
    Scanned from an original photographic postcard using a Microtek ArtixScan 1800f at 110 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2005