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September 26, 2013

Baird Glacier Retreat Initiation, Alaska

Sept. 2015 Landsat Image.  Note icebergs in new lake as Baird Glacier begins retreat. This article was written in 2013.  A new image from 2015 has been added above indicating further retreat of the terminus and lake development at the terminus as was postulated would happen in 2013. Baird Glacier drains the west side of the Stikine Icefield in southeast Alaska. It is the only glacier of the Stikine Iceifield …