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October 28, 2016

Coley Glacier Retreat, James Ross Island, Antarctica

Coley Glacier terminus comparsion in Landsat images from 2000 (red arrows) and 2016 (yellow arrow) ¬†indicating a retreat of 2 km along the western side and 1 km along the eastern side. ¬†Purple dots indicate the transient snowline and the purple arrow an area of debris exposed with glacier thinning.¬† Coley Glacier is a tidewater glacier on the northeast side of James Ross Island near the tip of the Antarctic …

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