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February 6, 2021
Rio Frio Glacier, Chile Retreat-Lake Formation 1990-2020
Rio Frio Glacier (RF) in 1990 and 2020 Landsat images. Red arrow 1990 terminus, yellow arrow 2020 terminus, orange arrow new lakes formed after 2000, purple dots snow line. The “Rio Frio” Glacier is at the headwaters of the Rio Frio a tributary to Rio Palena in Parque Nacionale Corcovado of Palena Province of Chile. Davies and Glasser (2012) noted that overall glaciers in the region lost 14% of their …
January 25, 2019
Tic Toc Glacier, Chile Rapid Losses with Time 1986-2019
Tic Toc Glacier (TT) and Oeste Glacier (O) in 1986 and 2018 Landsat images. Red arrow is the 1986 terminus, yellow arrow is the 2018 terminus location, purple dots the snowline. Tic Toc Glacier at the headwaters of the Rio Tic Toc and the adjacent Rio Oeste headwater glacier Oeste Glacier are in the Parque Nacionale Corcovado of Palena Province of Chile. Davies and Glasser (2012) noted that overall glaciers in …