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2 January 2019

Chaba Glacier, Alberta Retreat and Icefall Separation

Chaba Glacier in 1986 and 2018 Landsat images.  Red arrow is 1986 terminus location, yellow arrow 2018 terminus location, pink arrows bedrock steps in icefall area, orange arrow, adjacent glacier and purple dots the snowline. Chaba Glacier is a valley glacier descending from the Chaba-Clemenceau Icefield ending in the headwaters regions of the Athabasca River in Alberta.  Jiskoot et al (2009) examined the behavior of the Clemenceau Chaba Icefield and found that …

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