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Record #21994:

Glacier observations in the Canadian Rockies, 1948 / William Osgood Field, Jr.

Title: Glacier observations in the Canadian Rockies, 1948 / William Osgood Field, Jr.
Author(s): Field, William Osgood,
Date: 1949.
In: Canadian Alpine Journal. (1949.), Vol. 32 (1949)
Abstract: Evidence that the Saskatchewan Glacier reached its maximum about 1893 and that the Columbia and Athabasca Glaciers probably reached their maxima about the same time. The Columbia Glacier has receded an average of about 100 ft/a since 1919 and the Athabasca and Saskatchewan Glaciers an average of 67-100 ft/a respectively since 1922. Previous to this the rate of observed recession was at one-half this speed or less. It is believed that if the present rate of loss continues the Columbia Icefield may break into separate icefields and some of the smaller glaciers disappear entirely. A plea is made for further detailed study and for correlation with other icefields.
Notes:

Canadian Alpine Journal. Vol. 32 :99-114 (1949).

Keywords: 551.324.22 -- Glaciers: Athabasca Glacier (AK).
551.324.22 -- Glaciers: Columbia Glacier (AK).
551.324.22 -- Glaciers: Columbia Icefield (AK/BC).
551.324.22 -- Glaciers: Dome Glacier (AK).
551.324.22 -- Glaciers: Saskatchewan Glacier (AK).
551.324.22 -- Glaciers: Wenkchemna Glacier (AK).
E5 -- Glaciology: land ice.
(*41) -- Canada.
(237.1) -- Rockies and other mountains of western North America.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-BMT: Bound in Basement Seligman 30
SPRI record no.: 21994

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