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October 6, 2017
Klinaklini Glacier, British Columbia Retreat Generates Large Icebergs
Klinaklini Glacier comparison in Landsat images from 1987 and 2017. Red arrow 1987 terminus, yellow arrow 2017 terminus and snowline at purple dots. Klinaklini Glacier is the largest glacier in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia between Vancouver and Prince Rupert. The glaier drains west and south from Mt. Silverthrone. There is significant accumulation area above 2500 m and the glacier terminates at 300 m. GLIMS noted the area in …