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June 12, 2020
Vilkitskogo Glacier, Novaya Zemlya Retreat Releases Islands 1990-2020
Vilkitskogo Glacier North (VN) and South (VS) terminus in 1990 and 2020 Landsat images. Terminus in 1990 ends on an island forming. Red arrow is 1990 terminus, yellow arrow is the 2020 terminus. The 2020 image is from early June and shows low snowpack for so early in summer. Vilkitskogo Glacier has two termini that had just separated in Vilkitsky Bay in 1990. The glacier flows from the Northern …
December 8, 2015
Vilkitkogo Glacier Rapid Retreat, Novaya Zemlya 1990-2015
Figure 7.4. Vilkitskogo South Glacier (Vs) and Vilkitskogo North Glacier (Vn) compared in 1990 and 2015 Landsat images. Red arrows indicate 1990 terminus positions, yellow arrows 2015 terminus positions and purple arrows upglacier thinning. Vilkitskogo Glacier has two termini that were nearly joined in Vilkitsky Bay in 1990. The glacier flows from the Northern Novaya Zemlya Ice Cap to the west coast and the Barents Sea. The glacier has been …