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Kayakers from Wisconsin capture glacier collapse in Alaska

Updated: August 14, 2019 06:32 PM

Two Wisconsin men who went to Alaska managed to capture some extraordinary images while kayaking. 

Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr told KSTP they were kayaking around the Spenser Glacier when part of it suddenly collapsed. 

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"We were only over there for maybe five minutes before the whole thing collapsed," Bastyr said. "We heard the whole thing popping and buckling, but aside from that, there wasn't a warning." 

Luckily, they weren't hit by the massive chunks of ice. However, the huge wave caused by the collapse almost threw them from their kayaks.

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