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6 July 2017

Pedersen Glacier, Alaska Rapid Retreat 1994-2015

Pedersen Glacier Kenia Peninsula, Alaska retreat from Landsat images in 1994 and 2016. The red arrow indicates 1994 terminus, yellow arrow is 2016 terminus, orange arrow indicates northern tributary and purple dots indicates snowline.  Pedersen Glacier is an outlet glacier of the Harding Icefield in Kenai Fjords National Park near Seward, Alaska. The glacier drops quickly from the plateau of the icefield through a pair of icefalls terminating in a …

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23 June 2012

Pedersen Glacier Retreat Lake Expansion, Alaska

Pedersen Glacier is an outlet glacier of the Harding Icefield in Kenai Fjords National Park near Seward, Alaska. The glacier drops quickly from the plateau of the icefield through a pair of icefalls terminating 3.5 km in a lake at 25 meters. Bruce Molnia of the USGS as part of an effort in repeat photographs of Alaskan glaciers to show historic changes captures the changes of Pedersen Glacier. A photographic …

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