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August 24, 2018

Flatisen Glacier, Norway Retreats from Lake & Separates

Flatisen Glacier in Landsat images from 1990 and 2018.  The glacier terminates in the proglacial lake in 1990 at the red arrow and in 2018 at the yellow arrow no longer terminating in the lake.  The pink arrows indicate three connections of the ice cap to the terminus tongue in 1990, with two lost by 2018.  Flatisen is the primary outlet glacier on the southern side of the second largest …