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Nearing the Limit of Retreat

One branch of Alaska’s Columbia Glacier seems to have retreated as far as it can, while the other still has some distance to go.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published August 28, 2019
Data acquired June 21, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 8
Photograph