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28 December 2018

Erasmo Glacier, Chile Terminus Collapse and Aquaculture

Erasmo Glacier retreat in Landsat image from 1987 and Sentinel image from 2018. Red arrow is 1987 terminus, orange arrow 2016 terminus and yellow arrow 2018 terminus. Points A-D mark areas of expanding bedrock exposure. Cerro Erasmo at 46 degrees South latitude is a short distance north of the Northern Patagonia Icefield and is host to a number of glaciers the largest of which flows northwest from the mountain. This …

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17 January 2017

Erasmo Glacier, Chile Terminus Collapse

Erasmo Glacier, Chile, comparison in 1987 and 2016 Landsat images. ¬†The red arrow indicates the 2016 terminus and the yellow arrow the 1987 terminus location. ¬†Purple dots indicate the snowline and purple arrows locations of upglacier thinning. Cerro Erasmo at 46 degrees South latitude is a short distance north of the Northern Patagonia Icefield and is host to a number of glaciers the largest of which flow northwest from the …

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