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July 17, 2020
Oscar Lake Expansion Carves Away at Brady Glacier, Alaska
Oscar Lake growth on the east margin of Brady Glacier in Landsat images from 2000-2020. Point A indicates glacier tongue that becomes iceberg. Blue arrows indicate flow direction. Brady Glacier, is a large Alaskan tidewater glacier, in the Glacier Bay region that is beginning a period of substantial retreat Pelto et al (2013). The glacier has a number of expanding lakes that are expanding as the secondary termini feeding them retreat. …