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November 17, 2015
Cummins Glacier Fragmentation, British Columbia
Comparison of the Cummins Glacier from 1986 to 2015. Purple arrows indicate upglacier thinning and disconnection. Red arrow indicates 1986 terminus position. Note the lack of snowcover in 2015. The Cummins Glacier is part of the Clemenceau Icefield Group in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. The Cummins Glacier via the Cummins River feeds the 430 square kilometer Kinbasket Lake, on the Columbia River. The lake is impounded by the 5,946 MW Mica …