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The Nation

September 23, 1986

Volunteers abandoned their efforts to rescue porpoises trapped when Hubbard Glacier plugged the mouth of Russell Fiord on the southeastern Alaska panhandle. The workers, outwitted by the porpoises in rescue efforts on Friday and Sunday, had planned one more attempt today, but the weather turned bad, said Howard Rosenfeld, director of the Whale Museum in Friday Harbor, Wash., which coordinated the expedition.

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