Coronation Glacier

Coronation Glacier is an outlet glacier of the Penny Ice Cap and is located on the Cumberland Peninsula. It ends in a calving margin into the Coronation Fjord. The snowline in 1982 was approximately 750 m asl, and is receding quickly (Andrews, 2002).

Coronation Glacier
Figure 1: View of Coronation Glacier in the winter of 2002 (Berger, 2002)

Coronation Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Figure 2:The Coronation Glacier originates from the Penny Ice Cap. This photograph captures calving and
crevasses at the terminus
(Walk, 2001).

Coronation Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Figure 3: A closer view of the Coronation Glacier at its terminus (Walk, 2001).

Baffin Island Introduction
Glaciated Peninsulas Include:
Brodeur Peninsula Cumberland Peninsula Hall Peninsula Meta Incognita Peninsula
Ice Caps on Baffin Island Include:
Barnes Ice Cap Grinnell Ice Cap Penny Ice Cap Terra Nivea Ice Cap
Glacial features in Cumberland Peninsula Include:
Boas Glacier Caribou Glacier Coronation Glacier Fork Beard Glacier Highway Glacier
Penny Ice Cap Tumbling Glacier
Glacial features in Hall Peninsula Include:
Grinnell Ice Cap
Glacial features in Meta Incognita Peninsula Include:
Terra Nivea Ice Cap
Additional Links:
Decade Glacier Effects of Climate Change on Baffin References

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