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November 18, 2016
Barnes Ice Cap, Baffin Island Evident Response to Climate Change
Barnes Ice Cap transect and closeup of divide area in August 2016. Black dots indicate summit divide of the ice cap. Notice the channels extending away from the divide. These are not stream channels, as they are too wide, but they are meltwater formed valleys that are preferred pathways for the meltwater transport. Barnes Ice Cap located in the center of Bafﬁn Island, Canada covers an area of ~5800 km2. …