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McCall Glacier (08 Aug 07 15:52)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The main stream that forms on the surface of the glacier ends here, in a large whole which carries the water towards the bottom of the glacier. Watch your footing around here!
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Uppladdad: 16/09/2008
Uppdaterad: 12/02/2012
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