Silversea Expedition Cruises To COLLEGE FJORD (Alaska)

COLLEGE FJORD (Alaska)

College Fjord in the northern sector of Prince William Sound is considered one of the most scenic fjords in the world with spectacular glacier viewing. There are over a dozen major glaciers in the fjord, all surrounded by rugged snow-capped mountains. It is possible from one point to see eight glaciers at once. College Fjord was discovered in 1899 during the Harriman Expedition. View more

Edward Henry Harriman, a millionaire railroad tycoon, set sail with his family, a few select friends, inviting a group of scientist, artist and photographers, including 23 esteemed scientists from several Ivy League schools, to explore the fjords of Alaska. Including packers and hunters and the crew of 65, the total amount of people on the ship came to 126. The scientists named the glaciers in this fjord after their Ivy League alma maters and their sister schools. Those names include Amherst, Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Harvard, Smith, Vassar, and Yale. The glaciers of the northwest side feature names of women's colleges and those of the southeast side are names of men's colleges.

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OTARU (Hokkaido) To VANCOUVER
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    Jun 14 2019
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    29 Days
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SEWARD (Anchorage, Alaska) To VANCOUVER
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    Jul 01 2019
  • Duration
    11 Days
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    Silver Explorer
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VANCOUVER To SEWARD (Anchorage, Alaska)
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    Jul 12 2019
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An Introduction to Silversea Expeditions

“Voyage of a lifetime” does not even begin to describe a Silversea Expedition experience. Imagine the comfort and intimacy of our ships, coupled with the most intriguing, far-flung destinations on earth. With over 590 destinations on all 7 continents, this is expedition cruising at its finest. Our uniquely curated itineraries with excursions adapted to individual ability and interest cater to all, while our knowledgeable and enthusiastic experts lead the way. Butler service, highest crew to guest ration in the industry and all-inclusivity make a Silversea Expedition cruise like nothing you have ever experienced.