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Glacier Bay National Monument, an area of 2,803,840 ac 0,134,675 ha)
containing ice fields, glaciers, fjords, mountains, and forests, in southeastern
Alaska, U.S. Established in 1925, Glacier Bay now has l6 active glaciers that
extend to the ...
Its area is 40,000 sq mi (100,000 sq km), of which 17,000 sq mi is in Hungary. In
its natural state it is a steppeland broken up with floodplain groves and swamps
—a southwestern projection of the Russian steppes. In Hungary, flood control, ...
Known as the Big Island, it is the largest (area 4,021 sq mi [10,414 sq kml) and
southeastemmost of the island group. It is the youngest geologically and was
formed by five volcanoes connected by lava saddles (ridges). Kilauea (q.v.) is the
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