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February 4, 2019

Heard Island Retreat of Glaciers Enables Lagoon Development

Stephenson Glacier (SG), Sephenson Lagoon (SL), Winston Glacier (WG) and Winston Lagoon (WL) in 2019 Sentinel Image. The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) manages Heard Island and has undertaken a project documenting changes in the environment on the island. One aspect noted has been the change in glaciers. The Winston, Brown and Stephenson Glacier have all retreated substantially since 1947 when the first good maps of their terminus are available. Fourteen …

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January 16, 2015

Stephenson Glacier Retreat and Lagoon Development, Heard Island

Stephenson Glacier and Lagoon in 2014 Google Earth image, icebergs no longer fill lagoon. The Australian Antarctic Division manages Heard Island Island and has undertaken a project documenting changes in the environment on the island. One aspect noted has been the change in glaciers. The Allison, Brown and Stephenson Glacier have all retreated substantially since 1947 when the first good maps of their terminus are available. Fourteen Men by Arthur …

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