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72 Rescued on Alaska Sightseeing Cruise

Only minor injuries reported as passengers taken to Bartlett Cove

(Newser) - Seventy-two sightseers in Glacier Bay were rescued yesterday after their boat struck a rock and began taking on water, reports AP . Only a few minor injuries were reported. The four-man crew remained on the leaking ship, but 70 passengers were transferred to another cruise ship and taken to Bartlett Cove.... More »

Alaska Quietly Has North America's Biggest Landslide

It registered as a 3.4 earthquake

(Newser) - A landslide in Alaska last month may have been the biggest ever in North America—and it almost went completely unnoticed. A pilot happened to fly over the remote valley beneath Lituya Mountain in Glacier Bay National Park this week and snap pictures of the aftermath, the AP reports. A... More »

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