National Geographic : 1942 Sep
Bradford Washburn For Nearly 100 Miles Hubbard Glacier Grinds Its Way through the Heart ofthe St. Elias Range Named for Gardiner Greene Hubbard, first president of the National Geographic Society, the huge frozen riverisAlaska's largest tidewater ice mass. Itorigi nates in an icefield almost on the summit of Mount Steele, in northwestern Canada. In background rises 14,986-foot Mount Hubbard. Inmaking this aerial photograph, the camera was aimed northeastward into the St. Elias Range from an altitude of 5,000 feet over ice-choked Disenchantment Bay, anarm ofYakutat Bay.