These photographs show an enlarged eastward-looking view of a small section of the Hubbard Glacier
terminus and the evolution of the "squeeze-push" moraine in front of Gilbert Point that
blocked the tidal exchange between Disenchantment Bay (bottom of photos) and Russell Fiord
(top of photos), creating Russell
Lake which rose to 18.6 meters (61 feet) above sea level over 2½ months before it finally outburst on
August 14, 2002 creating the second largest glacial lake outburst worldwide in historical
Photographs made by the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Forest Service, Yakutat
Range District and National Park Service, Yakutat Ranger Station.