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February 10, 2017
Cook Ice Cap Outlet Glacier Retreat Lake Fromation, Kerguelen 2001-17
Comparison of eastern outlet glaciers of the Cook Ice Cap in 2001 and 2017 Landsat images. Red arrow indicates a location of tributary separation. Pink arrow the 2017 terminus location of the northernmost glacier. Orange arrow the 2017 terminus location of the middle glacier. Yellow arrow tip the 2001 terminus position of glacier ending in newly formed lake. Green arrow the southernmost glacier 2017 terminus location. On the east side …
February 5, 2016
Ampere-Lapparent Glacier Retreat, Kerguelen Island
Comparison of Ampere Glacier (A) and Lapparent Glacier (L) southern outlet glaciers of the Cook Ice Cap in 2001 and 2013 Landsat images; red arrow indicates 2001 terminus locations, yellow arrows 2013 terminus locations and purple arrow upstream thinning. Kerguelen Island sits alone at the edge of the furious fifties in the southern Indian Ocean. The island features numerous glaciers, the largest being the Cook Ice Cap at 400 square …