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22 July 2012

Coleman Glacier Retreat, Mount Robson, Alberta

Coleman Glacier flows north from the Reef icefield on the northeast flank of Mount Robson. This glacier is 6 km long and has a relatively low slope descending from 2500 m to a terminus just above 2100 meters. Coleman Glacier flows north from the British Columbia, in an inventory of western Canada glaciers Bolch et al (2010) found that from 1985-2005 Alberta glaciers lost 25% of their area and BC …

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