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February 15, 2016
San Quintin Glacier, Chile terminus disintegration 1987-2015
Landsat comparison of San Quintin Glacier in 1987 and 2015: red arrow indicates 1987 terminus location, yellow arrow indicates 2015 terminus location of the three main termini, and the purple arrow indicates upglacier thinning. San Quintin is the largest glacier of the NPI at 790 km2 in 2001 (Rivera et al, 2007). The glacier extends 50 km from the ice divide in the center of the ice cap. The peak …