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February 15, 2018
Gora Gvandra Glaciers, Caucasus Mountains, No Accumulation Zone in 2017
Comparison of glaciers around Gora Gvandra, Caucasus Mountians in 1985 and 2017 Landsat images. G=Gvandra Glacier, D=Dalar galcier, DN =North Dalari Glacier, S=Sakeni Glacier and M=Morde Glacier. Gora Gvandra Mountain is southwest of Mount Elbrus of the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia and is surrounded by a group of glaciers that in recent years have not exhibited an accumulation zone. Stokes et al (2006) note that 94% of Caucasus Mountain glaciers retreated …