Small Glacier


General Location:

Small Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Small Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)


Latitude/Longitude:

78o 33' 24" N - 76o 31' 59" W

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 4- Outlet glacier
Form: 3- Simple basin
Frontal Characteristic: 2- Expanded foot
Major Source of Nourishment: 1- Snow
Longitudinal Profile: 4- Ice fall

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

History:

Photo Year (year of photo used for calculations): 1959
Total Area (square km): 17.08
Mean Width (km): 1.8
Mean Length (km): 9.4
Mean Depth (m): 150
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 1133
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 830
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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