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2 October 2023

Bernardo Glacier, Chile Lake Drainage as Retreat Continues

Bernardo Glacier in Landsat images from Oct. 16, 2022 and Sept. 17, 2023 illustrating the drainage of the southern end of the proglacial lake by the northern terminus (N). The lake was full in 2021, partially drained by Oct. 2022, further drained by March 2023 and has not signficantly refilled by Sept. 2023, still 8 km² of exposed lake bed.  Bernardo Glacier in Landsat images from 1986 and 2021 illustrating …