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Exploring: Glacier National Park

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America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes are a suite of annual and lifetime passes that provides U.S. citizens and visitors an affordable and convenient way to access Federal recreational lands.

Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/grinnell-glacier-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.81 KB)

(Public domain.) Location Taken: US

Sperry Glacier in Glacier National Park

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/sperry-glacier-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.84 KB)

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Looking out the mouth of Reynolds Glacier in Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/looking-out-mouth-reynolds-glacier-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 43.78 KB)

Looking out the mouth of Reynolds Glacier in Glacier National Park. Looking out the mouth of Reynolds Glacier in Glacier National ParkGlacier ... National Park is iconic of the combined impacts of climate change and snow and ice loss – over 80 percent of the park’s glaciers have been lost since the ...

Setting it Up, Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/setting-it-grinnell-glacier-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 43.63 KB)

Setting it Up, Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park. USGS scientist sets up a repeat photograph of Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park to ... illustrate glacial recession due to impacts of climate change. (Credit: Lisa McKeon, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center -BRD. Public domain.) Location Taken: Glacier National Park, MT, US Credits: Source: Photographer ...

Sperry Glacier in Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/sperry-glacier-glacier-national-park-0 (HTML Document 42.85 KB)

(Public domain.) Location Taken: US

Mountains glow in Glacier National Park.

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Glacier basin in Glacier National Park, Montana includes three glaciers.

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A scientist hikes up to a glacier in Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/scientist-hikes-glacier-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.90 KB)

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Monitoring glaciers in Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/monitoring-glaciers-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.83 KB)

(Public domain.) Location Taken: US

Glacier National Park

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.37 KB)

Location Taken: US

Logging Lake, Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/logging-lake-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.95 KB)

(Public domain.) Date Taken: 2014 (approx.)

Getting the shot in Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/getting-shot-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 42.72 KB)

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Shepard Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana - 2005

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/shepard-glacier-glacier-national-park-montana-2005 (HTML Document 44.01 KB)

Shepard Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana - 2005 The thick, crevassed, ice flows of historic Shepard Glacier have been diminished to less than ... 0.1 square kilometer in area by 2005. According to the criteria set by the USGS Repeat Photography Project, Shepard Glacier is now considered to be ... too small to be defined as a glacier. (Blase Reardon) (Public domain.) Location Taken: US ...

Setting it Up, Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/atom/4560 (HTML Document 43.63 KB)

Setting it Up, Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park. USGS scientist sets up a repeat photograph of Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park to ... illustrate glacial recession due to impacts of climate change. (Credit: Lisa McKeon, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center -BRD. Public domain.) Location Taken: Glacier National Park, MT, US Credits: Source: Photographer ...

What makes it a glacier?

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/norock/science/what-makes-it-glacier (HTML Document 53.88 KB)

Science Center Objects

Getting the Shot, Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park.

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/getting-shot-grinnell-glacier-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 43.92 KB)

USGS scientist shoots a repeat photograph of Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park to illustrate glacial recession due to impacts of climate ... Mountain Science Center -BRD. Public domain.) Location Taken: Glacier National Park, MT, US Credits: Source: Photographer ...

Shepard Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana - 1913

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/shepard-glacier-glacier-national-park-montana-1913 (HTML Document 43.90 KB)

Well-defined boundaries and crevasses are apparent in this photo of Shepard Glacier when its mass filled the cirque in 1913. (W.C. Alden) (Public domain.) Location Taken: MT, US ...

Herd of Elk in Glacier National Park

https://www.usgs.gov/media/videos/herd-elk-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 43.09 KB)

Detailed Description Elk walk past a bear rub tree in Glacier National Park. (Credit: J.Stetz / A.Macleod, U.S. Geological Survey. Public domain.) Details Location Taken: US ...

Glacier Bay National Park

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/glacier-bay-national-park (HTML Document 44.31 KB)

(Credit: Kate Scharer, USGS. Public domain.) Location Taken: Glacier Bay National Park, AK, US Credits: Kate Scharer, USGS, Research Geologist Source: Photographer ...

Western glacier stonefly on a snowy backdrop in Glacier National Park

https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/western-glacier-stonefly-a-snowy-backdrop-glacier-national-park (HTML Document 44.10 KB)

Western glacier stonefly on a snowy backdrop in Glacier National Park A glacier stonefly (Zapada glacier) on a snowy backdrop in Glacier National ... Park. The species is threatened by climate warming induced glacier and snow loss and has been petitioned for protection under the U.S. Endangered Species ...