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September 11, 2013
Kintla Glacier Retreat, Glacier National Park, Montana
There continues to be a persistent misperception that all glaciers in Glacier National Park, Montana will be gone by 2030, I get asked that by journalists frequently, and when I point out that is not the case, they are surprised. The number of glaciers has declined from 150 to less than 30 today, and most of those are doing poorly, however, there are a few that are retreating relatively slowly …