Mendenhall in winter,
frozen Mendenhall Lake in foreground
creative commons attribution - share
As your icefields melt,
an ancient forest
Ice Forest by Abby Lowell, Juneau Empire
The short poem above is all that came, after which I was speechless, so in awe I couldnt think of another word.
posted for Hannah's prompt at Real Toads - Hungry and Haunted: The Mendenhall Ice Caves
Do check the links at Toads. There should be some intriguing responses!