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What triggered the massive Glacier Bay landslide

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A glacier in the mountains above Mendenhall Lake in Juneau, Alaska in 2013. This past week, melting glaciers in the state were partially responsible for a massive landslide in Glacier Bay National Park. Becky Bohrer/AP/File

Seismic recordings registered a massive landslide in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park, and scientists are studying how the region’s geology and environmental change are elevating the risk of mountain landslides. 

July 7, 2016 — It was several hours after sunrise and some 4,000 feet up in the mountains that rib Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park that a rock face the size of nearly 250 football fields collapsed. The Continue reading What triggered the massive Glacier Bay landslide