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October 29, 2012
Guyot Glacier Retreat, Icy Bay Alaska
Guyot Glacier a century ago was joined with the Tyndall and Yahtse Glacier with an ice front that reached just beyond the entrance of Icy Bay. Today Guyot Glacier has retreated more than 50 km. This post examine satellite imagery from 1984-2010 to illustrate ongoing thinning and retreat of the Guyot Glacier. Guyot Glacier has retreated more than 50 km since 1904 (Molnia, 2007). As retreat began the glacier had …