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Mount Blackburn - North Aspect # 10385

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Date: 2006.08.09
Vantage Point: From NW above head of Nabesna Glacier

Caption: The almost completely glaciated north side of Mount Blackburn. The main summit is obvious and the second highest point to the left is Rime Peak. To the left of Rime across the wide saddle are Atna Peaks (two summits) and left of that is Parka Peak.

PhotoDescr: This side of the mountain offers the north ramp route, which is the normal route to the summit, and according the mountain page offers good skiing. The Nabesna Glacier is huge and is one the longest glaciers in the world outside of Greenland and Antartica. Using the scale on TOPOZONE at this point the glacier is approximately 14 km across.

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