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16 January 2019

Cape Longing, Antarctica Transitioning to Island via Glacier Retreat

Cape Longing, Antarctica in 2001 and 2018 Landsat images. Point A-G are at specific locations. Yellow dots mark the margin of the glacier connecting the Cape to the main Antarctic Peninsula. Cape Longing is on the Antarctic Peninsula between Larsen Inlet and Prince Gustav Channel.  Larsen Inlet along the south shore of Cape Longing was covered by the Larsen A Ice Shelf until its collapse in 1995. The Prince Gustav …

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26 March 2017

Depot & Mondor Glacier Retreat, Antarctic Peninsula

Mondor and  (M) and Depot Glacier (D) at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula in Landsat imagers from 1988, 2000 and 2017.  Yellow arrows indicates the 2017 terminus location of each.  The purple arrow indicates a bedrock ridge that has been expanding. On the Trinity Peninsula,which is the region at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, are Depot and Mondor that flow north and south from the same accumulation zone …

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30 March 2015

Leroux Bay Glacier Retreat-Island Formation, Antarctic Peninsula

Leroux Bay is on the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula in Graham Land. Numerous glacier drain from the Antarctic Peninsula into the ocean along this coast, and as they retreat the coastline is changing.

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