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GLACIERS ON THE PACIFIC COAST.

een River is heavily charged with glacial mud, which spreads itself out over a great expanse. An extensive delta, forming almost the

PSM V35 D171 Map of southeastern alaska.jpg
Fig. 2.—Map of Southeastern Alaska. The arrow-points mark glaciers.

only arable land in southeastern Alaska, has been built up by the deposit at the mouth of this river. The most accurate information