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Large icebergs are rare in Portage Lake nowadays. This week there are two new ‘shooters.'

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Portage Glacier sits at the edge of Portage Lake on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. "When I first started six years ago, icebergs like this were more common," said Marcelle Roemmich, captain of the MV Ptarmigan glacier viewing boat, "because the glacier ice extended out into the water further." In the last six years, Roemmich said, the glacier has receded about 600 feet. (Loren Holmes / ADN) (Loren Holmes...

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