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June 24, 2019
Yelverton Glacier, Ellesmere Island Extensive Retreat and Sikussak loss 1999-2018
Yelverton Glacier (Y) and De Vries Glacier (D) in 1999 and 2018 Landsat images. Red arrows and red dots indicate the 1999 terminus and yellow arrow the 2018 terminus. Point M indicates the area of melange or sikussak, the boundary of this area is marked by orange dots. Purple dots mark the snowline. Yelverton Glacier is an outlet glacier from an ice cap on Northern Ellesmere Island. White and Copland …