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June 20, 2012

Great Glacier Retreat, Stikine Icefield, BC Canada

Great Glacier is the largest outlet glacier of the Stikine Icefield terminating in Canada. The name came from the large expanse of the glacier in the lowlands of the Stikine River during the late 19th and early 20th century, that has now become a large lake. The glacier filled what is now a large lake at the terminus of the glacier pushing the Stikine River to the east side of …