Silversea Expedition Cruises A College Fjord, Columbia Glacier

College Fjord, Columbia Glacier

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 Herriman, a millionaire railroad tycoon, set sail with 125 other passengers and crew, including 23 of esteemed scientists from several Ivy League schools, to explore the fjords of Alaskan. 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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Seward (Anchorage), AK A Vancouver
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  • Silversea Expeditions
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    août 25, 2018
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    12 Jours
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    Silver Explorer

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Seward (Anchorage), AK A Vancouver
  • Alaska
  • Silversea Expeditions
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    juil. 01, 2019
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    11 Jours
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    Silver Explorer

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