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October 21, 2022
Icemantle Glacier, British Columbia Declinining Rapidly
Icemantle Glacier in Landsat images from 2000-2022 illustrating the retreat exposing a new lake (Point A) and separation at Point D. Also the lack of snowcover in 2009, 2015 and 2022 indicative of mass balance loss that drives retreat. Icemantle Glacier is on the north side of Greenmantle Peak just north of Snowcap Lake in the Lilloet River Basin of southwest British Columbia. Here we focus on the retreat and …