Tracking the advance of Crater Glacier at Mount St. Helens, WA

Tracking the advance of Crater Glacier at Mount St. Helens, Washing...

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Information regarding volume and rates of advance for the crevassed Crater Glacier at Mount St. Helens, Washington, are extracted from Digital Elevation Models created from aerial photography. The red line shows the extent of Crater Glacier in 2012. Since 2012, the glacier has advanced about 50 m (160 ft) down the Loowit channel.

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Image Dimensions: 1136 x 605