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Glacier retreat to slow as terminus creeps onto land

Residents who noticed dramatic changes in Juneau's backyard glacier might be pleased to know its retreat will slow a bit over the next few years.

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The shrinking Mendenhall Glacier

...Creeks received a steady supply of glacier melt water. Glacier retreat accelerated in the decades that followed, receding...and World War II between 1931 and 1949, Mendenhall Glacier retreat was wreaking havoc on rivers and water flow in Mendenhall...

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...Creeks received a steady supply of glacier melt water. Glacier retreat accelerated in the decades that followed, receding...and World War II between 1931 and 1949, Mendenhall Glacier retreat was wreaking havoc on rivers and water flow in Mendenhall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010501/Com_Glacier.shtml
Glacier meltdown picks up pace

...the U.S. Geological Survey. "Every mountain range and island group investigated is characterized by significant glacier retreat, thinning, and/or stagnation, especially at lower elevations," Molnia wrote. "At some locations, glaciers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121701/sta_glaciers.shtml
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Con: Roosevelt would be shocked by the stampede to despoil the environment

...records from NASA and the U.S. National Climate Data Center prove that rising temperatures are contributing to global glacier retreat, the disappearance of permanent Arctic sea ice, and the rise of the world's oceans. Prince Albert II of Monaco...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121809/opi_537039481.shtml
Valley glacier appears poised to leave lake soon

...coming down to its base, according to mass-balance measurements by Motyka and his colleagues. annual summertime glacier retreat 2004 to 2005 average length of retreat across the glacier's terminus: 171 feet location of greatest retreat was...

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