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December 21, 2017
Queulat Norte Glacier, Chile Retreat Creates Two Lakes
Queulat Norte Glacier in 1987, 2000 and 2016 Landsat images indicating retreat from 1987 (red arrow) to 2016 (yellow arrow). Green arrow indicates former tributary, orange arrow area of new bedrock exposure and pink arrow expanding medial moraine. Two new lakes have formed due to the 1950 m retreat. Nevado Queulat, Chile is the centerpiece of the Queulat National Park in the Aysen Region. The largest glacier draining the substantial ice …