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Glacial Change in Montana’s Blackfoot-Jackson Basin

Shrinking since the early 1900s, the glaciers of Montana’s Glacier National Park are expected to continue declining over the next few decades until only insignificant lumps of ice remain.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Kathryn Hansen.

Published June 15, 2016
Data acquired 1984 - 2015

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI
Collection:
National Parks