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October 1, 2015

Palma Glacier, Alaska Retreat Opens Lake Passage

An August 1986 and September 2015 Landsat Image of Palma Glacier, 1986 terminus yellow arrow. Palma Glacier is an unnamed glacier just west of Brady Glacier and Glacier Bay that is the principal glacier draining into Palma Bay.  Here we examined the changes in this glacier from 1986 to 2015 with Landsat Imagery.  The glacier has terminated in a lake at the head of a river draining into Palma Bay at …