Talbot Glacier


General Location:

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

Source: (Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

77o 59' 39" N - 78o 15' 0" 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): 157.14
Mean Width (km): 5
Mean Length (km): 23.6
Mean Depth (m): 300
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 709
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 470
Snow Line Date (date of snow line observation): July 8, 1959
Tongue Activity: 4- Slight advance

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

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