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April 28, 2023

Jacobsen Glacier, BC Diminishes to Smallest Size in Thousands of Years

Written with Dan Smith Jacobsen Glacier in Landsat images from 1987 and 2019. Red arrow 1987 terminus location, yellow arrow 2022 terminus location and purple dots the snowline. Point A indciates ice marginal lake in 1987, Point C is the glacier junction, Point B an emerging rock rib and Point D a nunatak. Jacobsen Glacier is a large outlet glacier flowing from the Monarch Icefield in the Pacific Ranges of …