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14 September 2017

Sulztalferner Retreat, Austria Bedrock Expansion Mid-Glacier

Sulztalferner in Landsat images from 1990 and 2017.  Red arrow is the 1990 terminus, yellow arrow the 2017 terminus, purple dots the snowline and the green arrow an area of emergent bedrock amidst the glacier.  Sulztalferner is a glacier in the Subaier Alps of Austria. The glacier begins at 3200 m below Daunkogel Peak and descends north from the peak.  Schlicker (2006) identified that between 1969 and 2003, 14 of the 88 …

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5 May 2013

Sulztalferner Retreat, Stubaier Alps, Austria

Sulztalferner is a glacier in the Subaier Alps of Austsria. The glacier begins at 3200 m below peak and descends north from the peak of Daunkogel. Below is the glacier in a 2000 Google Earth image. In each of the images the purple arrow indicates a comparatively level area of the glacier below an icefall at 2700 meters. The red arrow indicates this icefall, the yellow arrow indicates the 1937 …

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