Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine

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This pair of photographs from Grinnell Glacier’s southeast edge shows the dramatic change in the glacier’s volume and area. Note the glacier’s depth along the headwall and its extent at the terminal moraine in the historic photograph.

Please respect the photographer: When using these photographs, please credit the photographer and source (eg. T.J. Hileman, courtesy of Glacier National Park Archives). The paired images at the top of this page are examples of proper crediting for each photo. Please contact ssoileau@usgs.gov for high resolution versions of images below.

Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine animation
Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine 1920
Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine 1920.
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Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine 2008 in black and white.
Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine 2008 in black and white.
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Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine 2008 in color.
Grinnell Glacier from South Moraine 2008 in color.
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