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March 29, 2018

Cook Ice Cap Retreat & Nunatak Expansion, Kerguelen Island

West margin of Cook Ice Cap in 2001 and 2018 Landsat images.  Red arrows indicate terminus margin in 2001 in both images. Nunataks A-D and Nunatak Lacroix (L) are also shown. On the west side of the Cook Ice Cap on Kerguelen Island a series of outlet glaciers have retreated and several nunataks have either expanded or are no longer surrounded by ice.   The glacier include Pasteur, Pierre Curie, Larmarck …