Wykeham Glacier


General Location:

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

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

77o 54' 20" N - 78o 42' 15" W

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 4- Outlet glacier
Form: 1- Compound basins
Frontal Characteristic: 4- Calving
Major Source of Nourishment: 1- Snow
Longitudinal Profile: 3- Cascading

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

History:

Photo Year (year of photo used for calculations): 1959
Total Area (square km): 668.96
Mean Width (km): 5
Mean Length (km): 52.5
Mean Depth (m): 600
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 588
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 490
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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