Ablation Stake on Wolverine Glacier

exposed ablation stake in the fall at Wolverine Glacier

Detailed Description

An ablation stake which began the summer below the surface of the snow is shown here in the fall, extending far above bare ice surface of Wolverine Glacier, Alaska. A USGS scientist carries a portable steam drill, used to install the stakes in the glacier.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: AK, US