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  List of glaciers: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Emmons glacier is a glacier on the northeast flank of mount rainier, in washington....
The sarpo laggo glacier (sarpo laggo: young husband) is a glacier in pakistan, in the karakoram mountain range of the himalayas....
Snæfellsjökull is a strato volcano with a glacier (isl....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_glaciers.htm   (1296 words)

Glacial ice is one of the foremost scenic and scientific values of Olympic National Park.
The rate of glacial flow is quite variable and Olympic glaciers are "slow-moving" in contrast to some in Alaska, which occasionally move at the rate of several hundred feet per day for short periods of time.
The glaciers on Mount Olympus, especially the Blue Glacier have been studied intensely since 1957 by scientific groups seeking valuable data on the composition of an Olympic glacier and how the ice responds to the climate from one year to the next.
www.nps.gov /olym/edglac.htm   (795 words)

 List of glaciers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Donjek Glacier - Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada
Llewellyn Glacier - Atlin Lake, British Columbia, Canada, source of the Yukon River
Logan Glacier - Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_glaciers   (196 words)

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Virtually all the glaciers were beheaded or destroyed by the collapse of the north slope of the volcano and the subsequent blast that removed approximately 2.6 km3 of volcanic material from the summit and northern part of the mountain (Foxworthy and Hill, 1982).
Glacial moraines are clearly seen extending 40 km to the north and south of the crest of the Uinta Mountains.
A, Glaciers in the vicinity of Agassiz Glacier.
pubs.usgs.gov /prof/p1386j/us/westus.txt   (18762 words)

 Glaciology -
Glaciology is the study of glaciers, or more generally the study of ice and natural phenomena that involve ice.
Areas of study within glaciology include glacial history and the reconstruction of past glaciation patterns, effects of glaciers on climate and vice versa, the dynamics of ice movement, the contributions of glaciers to erosion and geomorphology, lifeforms that live in the ice, and so forth.
There are two general categories of glaciation which glaciologists distinguish: alpine glaciation, accumulations or "rivers of ice" confined to valleys; and continental glaciation, unrestricted accumulations which once covered much of the northern continents.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Glaciology   (547 words)

 ipedia.com: Glacier Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The snow from which glaciers form is subject to repeated freezing and thawing, permitting the formation of a form of granular ice called nevé.
In the summer, the melted ice from the glacier alone may be enough to create a stream and whilst the glacier may be a barren waste of dense ice, fertile land is often nearby.
Glaciers may be tens of kilometers in length.
www.ipedia.com /glacier.html   (940 words)

The face of the Briksdal glacier, an off-shoot of the largest glacier in Norway and mainland Europe, is growing by an average 7.2 inches (18 centimeters) per day.
The Pio XI Glacier is the largest glacier in the southern hemisphere.
The pictures, which compared the size of a glacier on Svalbard in 1918 with its size in 2002, included the warning that global warming caused by man-made greenhouse gases was causing Arctic glaciers to melt.
www.iceagenow.com /Growing_Glaciers.htm   (3913 words)

 [A-List] Destructive creation: Alaska glaciers melting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Alaska's glaciers have been responsible for at least 9 per cent of the = global sea-level rise over the past century, which is roughly equivalent = to that caused by the melting of the massive Greenland ice sheet - a = rise of 0.1mm each year.
Keith Echelmeyer and colleagues from the University of Alaska report in = the journal Science that the glaciers mapped extend from the McCall = glacier in the far north to the Salmon glacier in the south-east.
Columbia glacier in Prince William Sound has shrunk by an average of 24 = feet a year and the Bering glacier in the St Elias Mountains has lost = more than 10 feet of ice a year.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2002-July/019816.html   (365 words)

Identify some of the indirect effects of glaciers, and list some of the possible causes of glaciation.
A glacier is a mass of ice composed of compacted and recrystallized snow which flows under its own weight on land.
Glacial geologists study the present glacial environment to understand "ice ages" of the past.
www.uh.edu /~jbutler/physical/chapter15.html   (493 words)

 [Eco-list] Mountain glaciers shrinking worldwide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Mountain glaciers shrinking worldwide Wednesday, June 13, 2001 http://www.enn.com/news/enn-stories/2001/06/06132001/glaciers_43943.asp Mountain glaciers around the world are receding, a comparison of new satellite data with historical records clearly shows.
To monitor mountain glaciers around the world, the GLIMS project uses data from an instrument known as the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) that is carried aboard the U.S. satellite.
In addition to glacier size, Wessels and his colleagues are using the high-resolution images from ASTER to look at crevasses and even small bodies of water on the surface of glaciers, giving scientists a better picture of the overall health of a particular glacial region.
lists.isb.sdnpk.org /pipermail/eco-list/2001-June/001597.html   (671 words)

 Mount Hood glaciers melting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Most of the glaciers have remained roughly constant in size over the last few decades, after retreating from a neo-glacial maximum early in the 18th century.
Modern glacier termini are at about 2,100 meters, but in the last major alpine glaciation (Fraser, about 29-10 thousand years ago) glaciers reached the 700-800 meter level.
...glaciers have shrunk by an average of more than 30 percent since the beginning of the last century...the average temperature did rise about one degree during the last century - during the first half of the period - they're probably "retreating" less rapidly now than they were fifty years ago......
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1604419/posts   (2197 words)

In recent years, major leaps in our understanding of glaciers have been heralded as new paradigms in glaciology, and readers who are not intimately involved in the discipline can quickly fall behind new developments.
Much of the existing glaciological literature is indigestible to all but the most expert readers, and many of the excellent glacier-related texts that presently exist cover only narrow sections of the glacier story or spread their attention thinly into neighbouring disciplines.
The book considers glaciers from an environmental, as well as a physical perspective, and considers both the history and the future of research on glaciers, along with its relevance to human activity.
www.petergknight.com /work/glaciersbook.htm   (543 words)

 The History Guy: The War List
War List Page Format: the format used for these lists is fairly simple.
If a conflict can be broken up into one or more component parts, the secondary wars are listed below the primary war and are indented to show they "belong" to it.
--The Siachen Glacier is one of the highest glaciers in the world, and it sits astride the demarcation line between India's and Pakistan's claims in Jammu and Kashmir.
www.historyguy.com /War_list.html   (4061 words)

 Glaciers Info Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This list is for messages among the GI Glacier research group.
This is a closed list, which means your subscription will be held for approval.
This is also a private list, which means that the list of members is not available to non-members.
www.gi.alaska.edu /mailman/listinfo/glaciers   (261 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Glaciers
At present there are no reliable figures on the total number or area of glaciers in Canada.
The National Hydrology Research Institute, Environment Canada, is in the process of identifying and measuring all glaciers.
The table shows the best available estimates for areas by region, and the number of glaciers for those areas surveyed to date.
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/learningresources/facts/glaciers.html   (67 words)

 Geysers, Glaciers and Icebergs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
All about glaciers: what they are, their physical effect, occurance of Ice Ages and more.
Hall describes glacier systems and explains how scientists are combining satellite data with historical records to document glacier movement.
She explains that this work could lead to understanding how climate change affects glaciers, and how glaciers can be indicators of climate change.
www.eagle.ca /~matink/themes/Physphen/geyser.html   (1643 words)

 [Eco-list] ALASKAN GLACIERS MELTING FASTER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
To address the problem, researchers from around the world are working to quantify the contributions of various melting ice masses, but so far data have been skimpy, leaving conclusions drawn from them fraught with uncertainty.
To that end, a new study conducted in Alaska presents a significantly more comprehensive analysis of the contribution of mountain glacial melting to rising seas.
The findings are ominous: most glaciers have been thawing at an increasingly fast pace since the 1950s, and the Alaskan group has itself caused a significant increase in sea levels.
lists.isb.sdnpk.org /pipermail/eco-list/2002-July/002717.html   (265 words)

 latitude longitude global database lists
Substantial core database of glaciers suitable for any application requiring a comprehensive list of glaciers.
Perfect solution for any application requiring distance calculation of glaciers, finding a list of glaciers within a specific radius from a central point, or to place points of glaciers in a custom mapping solution.
Excellent data for applications requiring accurate county-level listings for major countries, global time based calculations, distance calculation of glaciers, finding a list of glaciers within a specific radius from a central point, or to place points of glaciers in a custom mapping solution.
www.meridianworlddata.com /Product-Download.asp?ItemID=545   (363 words)

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 CardSorcery Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Glaciers Of Pakistan
Note: There is no Glacier in Pakistan starting with F or X.
There are many Unnamed Glaciers in Pakistan, If any Glacier is missing from the list or any information above is wrong please notify me by mail.
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www.angelfire.com /al/badela/Glaciers.html   (56 words)

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