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February 23, 2016

Mammoth Glacier, Wyoming Ongoing Retreat

    At top Landsat images from September 2013, 2014 and 2015 of Mammoth Glacier.  The blue arrow indicates retained snowcover. A 2013 images of Mammoth Glacier from Sarah Meiser, note low slope and lack of crevassing above Mammoth Glacier is in the Wind River Range of Wyoming.  The ongoing retreat is leading to a glacier that does not warrant the name mammoth for size, but soon it will for obsolescence.The long …