Alfred Newton Glacier


General Location:

Alfred Newton Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Alfred Newton Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

78o 34' 40" N - 75o 0' 0" W

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 4- Outlet glacier
Form: 3- Simple basin
Frontal Characteristic: 4- Calving
Major Source of Nourishment: 1- Snow
Longitudinal Profile: 1- Even, regular

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

History:

Photo Year (year of photo used for calculations): 1959
Total Area (square km): 72.62
Mean Width (km): 4.2
Mean Length (km): 16
Mean Depth (m): 250
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 582
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 660
Snow Line Date (date of snow line observation): July 7, 1959
Tongue Activity: 3- Stationary

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

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