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September 8, 2013

Conrad Icefield Retreat, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Comparison of  Conrad Glacier (Cn), Malloy Glacier and Vowell Glacier (V) in Landsat images from 1987 and 2015.  The 1987 terminus location indicated by red arrow, 2015 terminus position yellow arrow and upglacier thinning purple arrows.  Conrad Icefield is at the northern edge of the Bugaboos in the Purcell Range of the Selkirk Mountains in southwest British Columbia. The icefield feeds several terminus tongues primarily the Conrad Glacier and Malloy …