You are browsing the archive for lewis glacier retreat Archives - From a Glacier's Perspective.

March 7, 2016

Coronation Island Glacier Retreat, South Orkney Islands

Lewis Glacier (S) and Sunshine Glacier (S) on Coronation Island in 1990 and 2015.  Red arrow is 1990 terminus location and yellow arrow the 2015 terminus location.   Sunshine and Lewis Glacier are tidewater glaciers on the south side of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands.  This is an area of excessive cloud cover leading to few available satellite images illustrating glacier change.  A map of the glaciers from the …