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February 5, 2016

Ampere-Lapparent Glacier Retreat, Kerguelen Island

Comparison of Ampere Glacier (A) and Lapparent ¬†Glacier (L) southern outlet glaciers of the Cook Ice Cap in 2001 and 2013 Landsat images; red arrow indicates 2001 ¬†terminus locations, yellow arrows 2013 terminus locations and purple arrow upstream thinning. Kerguelen Island sits alone at the edge of the furious fifties in the southern Indian Ocean. The island features numerous glaciers, the largest being the Cook Ice Cap at 400 square …

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June 5, 2011

Ampere Glacier Retreat Kerguelen Island

Kerguelen Island sits alone at the edge of the furious fifties in the southern Indian Ocean. he island features numerous glaciers, the largest being the Cook Ice Cap at 400 square kilometers. A comparison of aerial images from 1963 and 2001 by Berthier et al (2009) indicated the ice cap had lost 21 % of its area in the 38 year period. T In this paper they focused particular attention …

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