Ekblaw Glacier


General Location:

Ekblaw Glacier, Scale 1:5 000 000
Ekblaw Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

Source: (Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

78o 30' 20" N - 76o 50' 25" W

Source: (Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 5- Valley glacier
Form: 1- Compound basins
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): 333.21
Mean Width (km): 12.5
Mean Length (km): 70
Mean Depth (m): 600
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 1134
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 457
Snow Line Date (date of snow line observation): July 7, 1959
Tongue Activity: 4- Slight advance

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

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