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December 8, 2011

Gunn Glacier Retreat, lake expansion, New Zealand

Gunn Glacier is a small cirque glacier that lies beneath Mount Gunn. A lake has formed recently and is continuing to expand. The 2000 based map of the area published in , does not show a lake, but does at the terminus indicate a small water body surrounded by snow.  By 2015 the lake is shown in New Zealand Topo replacing much of the glacier area.  . Topographic Map from 2000 …