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January 22, 2020
Exploradores Glacier Lake Development, Chile
Exploradores Glacier (EX) in 1987 Landsat and 2020 Sentinel image. Points A-E are consistent locations discussed. B=Bayo Glacier. Exploradores Glacier is an outlet glacier at the northeast corner fo the Northern Patagonia Icefield (NPI). Glasser et al (2016) note the recent 100 m rise in snowline elevations for the NPI, which along with landslide transport explains the large increase in debris cover since 1987 on NPI from 168 km2 to …