Juneau Nature

Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Juneau Nature - Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Glacial rebound & coastal landforms

Post-glacial rebound (isostacy)

The starting point for understanding coastal landforms and vegetative communities in northern Southeast Alaska is a question: Is this beach rising relative to sea level, and if so, how fast?

Panorama of uplifted landforms at False Outer Point, Douglas Island.

Panorama of uplifted landforms at False Outer Point, Douglas Island.