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October 22, 2019
Falcon Glacier, British Columbia Wings Clipped by Climate Change
Falcon Glacier in 1985 and 2019 Landsat images indicating the 2000 m retreat. Red arrow is 1985 terminus location, yellow arrow the 2019 terminus location. I=icefall locations joining the glacier. Falcon Glacier in southwest British Columbia drains east from the Compton Neve into the Bishop River, which then joins the Southgate River. The Southgate River is one of three major watersheds emptying into the head of Bute Inlet. The Southgate …