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October 18, 2018
Talchako Glacier, British Columbia Retreat 1987-2018
Talchako Glacier change revealed in 1987 and 2018 Landsat images. Red arrow is 1987 terminus location, yellow arrow 2018 terminus, orange arrow a tributary from the north and purple dots the snowline. Talchako Glacier is the largest outlet glacier of the Monarch Icefield in the Coast Range of British Columbia and is the headwaters of the Talchako River. VanLooy and Forster (2008) noted that the glacier retreated at a rate of …