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February 28, 2013

Saskatchewan Glacier Retreat, Alberta

The Saskatchewan Glacier is a major outlet glacier of the Columbia Icefield in Alberta. The glacier is a 12 km long valley glacier draining east from the icefield that ends within 6 km of Highway 93. This accessibility has led to numerous examinations of this glacier. The glacier is not as famous as its neighbor to the north Athabasca Glacier which the same highway brings a visitor to a parking …