You are browsing the archive for coronation glacier retreat Archives - From a Glacier's Perspective.
January 9, 2017
Coronation Glacier, Baffin Island Retreat Leads to Building a New Island
A Landsat image from 1989 and a Sentinel 2 image from2016 illustrate the retreat of Coronation Glacier. Red arrows indicate the 1989 terminus and yellow arrows the 2016 terminus location. Purple numbers 1-5 indicate locations of tributary retreat or thinning. Purple numbers 6-9 are icecaps that did not retain snowcover in 2016. Coronation Glacier is the largest outlet glacier of the Penny Ice Cap on Baffin Island. The glacier has …
April 23, 2011
Penny Ice Cap Retreat, Baffin Island
The Penny Ice Cap is extends north from the Pangnirtung Pass regiion of Baffin Island .. To capture the majesty of the region, you have to turn to the artwork of Cory Trepanier, seen below is his Great Glacier study, not to the science data. The ice cap has been shrinking as evidenced by the retreat of a number of outlet glaciers. This post focuses on two of these glaciers. …