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July 7, 2016

Lamplugh Glacier Recent Behavior and Landslide Source Area, Alaska

Landsat image comparison of Lamplugh Glacier 1985, 2013, 2015 and 2016.  The orange arrows indicate extensive surface moraine deposits.  purple arrows the region below the slope where landslide was triggered.  Point B trigger location and Point A a nearby cloud free location in each image. A recent large landslide onto Lamplight Glacier on June 28, 2016 has been reported by KHNS.  The landslide was triggered on the north slope of …