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_BRK0719 Mendenhall Glacier

www.hominia.com/2015/01/las-cuevas-de-hielo-del-glaciar-m...

Mendenhall Glacier has retreated 2800 meters since 1910 and 580 meters since 1948. The trimline on the north side of the glacier is evident. In this part of Alaska vegetation grows rapidly and bare deglaciated terrain usually develops substantial vegetation within 50 years.

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Taken on August 11, 2013