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July 9, 2018
Glaciers Abandon Farragut River Valley, Alaska
The Farragut Glacier (F) in Landsat images in 1985 and 2017. The red arrow indicates the 1985 terminus location, the yellow arrow the 2017 terminus location and the purple arrow, two tributaries in 1985 that now no longer connect to the former valley glacier. The glacier now terminates well short of Glory Lake (G) and two new lakes have formed. The Farragut River drains into Frederick Sound in Southeast Alaska. …