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September 1, 2015

Mount Caubvick Glacier Retreat, Labrador

Mount Caubvick is in the Torngat Mountains of Labrador¬†35 km inland of the Atlantic Ocean and south of Nachvak Fjord. Way et al (2014) identified 105 active glaciers that had flow indicators in these mountains. ¬†The mean elevation of these glaciers is quite low at 776 meters above sea level. The radiational shading and higher accumulation from protected cirque locations and proximity to the ocean are key to the low …