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March 25, 2021

Snow White Glacier, New Zealand Withers with Climate Change in 21st Century

Snow White Glacier in Landsat images from 2002, 2016 and 2021.  Point A is an alpine lake, Point B is  new proglacial lake location, Point C is lower icefall and Point D the Upper Icefall.  Blue arrows indicate glacier flow. The Snow White Glacier is in the Snow Drift Range and Olivine Wilderness in Mt Aspiring National Park, New Zealand. The glacier flows north from 2400 m on the slopes of …