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January 6, 2021
Is Harlequin Lake, Alaska the fastest Growing Glacier Lake in North America this Century?
Yakutat Glacier, Alaska in 1999 and 2020 Landsat image illustrating expansion of Harlequin Lake by 40.5 km². Yellow line is the 1999 margin, orange line is the 2020 margin, and yellow dots indicate the margin of the lake shoreline. Point A indicates the 1987 terminus location, Point X and Y the 1999 terminus location. Main terminus now extends south near Point C. Northern terminus extends west from Point B. Yakutat …