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August 29, 2018
Major Late July Meltdown on Lowell Glacier, Yukon
Lowell Glacier in Landsat images from 7/4, 7/26 and 8/11 with Sentinel images from 7/22 . The snowline is shown with purple dots. Point A-F are fixed reference locations. The snowline migrated upglacier 20 km and 300 m in elevation. A significant snow swamp is between the yellow and purple dots on 7/26, that was not present on 7/22. The Lowell Glacier drains east from the St.Elias Range on the …