Tanquary Glacier


General Location:

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

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

78o 26' 54" N - 76o 11' 39" 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): 300.57
Mean Width (km): 4.8
Mean Length (km): 32
Mean Depth (m): 450
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 765
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 640
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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