Fern Harbor, Glacier Bay National Park

Jun 06, 2019 - National Geographic Sea Bird

National Geographic Sea Bird anchored in Fern Harbor, within the boundary of Glacier Bay National Park, as a light fog lifted to the promise of a beautiful day. The Fairweather Mountains and Brady Glacier were the backdrop to our protected anchorage, not far from the open Pacific Ocean. Currents carrying nutrients funnel through the area, stimulating all the trophic levels of the food web, producing and feeding abundant marine life. Our vessel remained at anchor throughout the day while we conducted our hiking and expedition landing craft explorations.

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Lee Moll


Lee grew up as a "Nature Girl" in the rural outskirts of New York City, where she developed and expressed her keen sense of biophilia.  She expanded her passion for the outdoors when she ventured to the western side of the country and she currently owns a home in Boise, Idaho.

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Eric Barnes

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Eric is a native of Southern California and has been taking pictures for as long as he can remember.  He made a career as a news photographer, working for local and national news agencies.  As a photojournalist, Eric has documented some of the most important news events both nationally and around the world.  He has covered everything from the tsunami in Thailand to the war in Afghanistan and countless other compelling stories.

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