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June 24, 2019
Yelverton Glacier, Ellesmere Island Extensive Retreat and Sikussak loss 1999-2018
Yelverton Glacier (Y) and De Vries Glacier (D) in 1999 and 2018 Landsat images. Red arrows and red dots indicate the 1999 terminus and yellow arrow the 2018 terminus. Point M indicates the area of melange or sikussak, the boundary of this area is marked by orange dots. Purple dots mark the snowline. Yelverton Glacier is an outlet glacier from an ice cap on Northern Ellesmere Island. White and Copland …
March 1, 2017
Trinity-Wykeham Glacier Retreat, Causing Separation, Ellesmere Is. Canada
Trinity (T) and Wykeham (W) Glacier in 1999 and 2016 Landsat images. Red arrow indicates 1999 margin, yellow arrow 2016 margin, yellow dots the actual ice front. Trinity (T) and Wykeham (W) Glacier flow east from Ellesmere Island into a fjord off of Nares Strait. Until recently the two have been joined just before the terminus. Millan et al (2017) observed glaciers in the region. They noted a change in ice …