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February 9, 2012

Speel Glacier Retreat, Coast Range Alaska

Speel Glacier a 3.2 km retreat from 1984-2013, lake expansion and tributary separation. In 1984 I had a good chance to observe Speel Glacier while flying into Juneau, AK to work with the Juneau Icefield Research Program on the Juneau Icefield. Speel Glacier is south of the Taku Inelt east of Juneau, Alaska. Unlike the map on my lap, there was now a big lake at the terminus of the …