Humboldt glacier retreats

Humboldt is the widest tidewater glacier in the Northern Hemisphere.

Image:  Terra/MODIS satellite image of Humboldt Glacier August 30, 2008

Image:  Terra/MODIS satellite image of Humboldt Glacier August 31, 2000

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One Response to “Humboldt glacier retreats”

  1. Jane Wallace Says:

    Humbolt Glacier has been recorded & seen since 1942 as a receding glacier. Why doesn’t Greenpeace go back further than several years (eg 2002), in its review on this website.

    Cld you suggest a website that wld be more thorough in its scientific data? Thx. Jane Wallace