Lyman Glacier


General Location:

Lyman Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Lyman Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

78o 2' 39" N - 75o 46' 14" W

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 4- Outlet glacier
Form: 2- Compound 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): 33.84
Mean Width (km): 3.1
Mean Length (km): 8.3
Mean Depth (m): 250
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 510
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 0
Snow Line Date (date of snow line observation): July 5, 1959
Tongue Activity: 4- Slight advance

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

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