Walsh Glacier

Location:
Latitude: 69° 33' 00.0" S
Longitude: 158° 45' 00.0" E
(Australian Government Antarctic Division,2007)

Map/Images:
Walsh Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Walsh Glacier in St. Elias Mountain Range (Clague)


Walsh Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
The location of Walsh Glacier in Yukon south (United States Geological Survey, 2002)

History:
  • The surging of Walsh Glacier started either in the late 1960's or early 1961. this surge lasted four years (United States Geological Survey, 2002)
  • Ice displacement was 11.5 km (United States Geological Survey, 2002)

Glacier Characteristics:
  • Walsh Glacier is a large valley glacier that is in the St. Elias Mountains (Clague)

Type:
  • Walsh is a surging glacier (United States Geological Survey, 2002)

References:
Australian Government Antarctic Division, Australian Antarctic Data Centre. http://aadc-maps.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/display_name.cfm?gaz_id=133405. March 11, 2007.

Clague, J.J, Shrum Research Professor CRC Chair in Natural Hazard Research.
http://www.sfu.ca/~jclague/index.htm#research. January 20, 2007.

United States Geological Survey, 2002. Glaciers of the St. Elias Mountains.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/prof/p1386j/. March 11, 2007.

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