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Gilkey Glacier Retreat Lake Formation

February 6, 2014 2:07 pm4 comments
Gilkey Glacier Retreat Lake Formation

As glacier retreat has increased over the last 30 years, the number of new lakes formed by retreat has exploded.  Alaska is one region where this is particularly true. In 1948 the Gilkey Glacier draining the west side of the Juneau Icefield ended on an outwash plain, red dots, as […]

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