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21 October 2022

Icemantle Glacier, British Columbia Declinining Rapidly

Icemantle Glacier in Landsat images from 2000-2022 illustrating the retreat exposing a new lake (Point A)  and separation at Point D. Also the lack of snowcover in 2009, 2015 and 2022 indicative of mass balance loss that drives retreat. Icemantle Glacier is on the north side of Greenmantle Peak just north of Snowcap Lake in the Lilloet River Basin of southwest British Columbia. Here we focus on the retreat and …

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5 June 2018

Warm Creek Glaciers, British Columbia Retreat Driven Separation

Warm Creek, (W) Norht Warm Creek (NW) and Bighorn (H) Glaciers in Northwest British Columbia in 1984 and 2017.  Red arrows are the 1984 terminus location, yellow arrows the 2017 terminus locations and purple arrows where glaciers have separated.  In Northwestern British Columbia a group of unnamed glaciers drain into Tagish Lake via Warm Creek and Bighorn Creek.  Here we examine the profound changes in three glaciers from 1984 to …

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