Glaciers in Glacier National Park, Montana
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A glacier is considered to be "active" when it meets the minimum threshold surface area size of 25 acres (0.1 Sq.Km). Glacier recession models predict that there will not be any active glaciers in Glacier National Park in the year 2030.
Top five glaciers with most surface area loss
The following table shows the top five glaciers with most surface area loss in the last 50 years. All the glaciers listed in this table lost their 'active glacier' status.
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|Two Ocean Glacier
A picture of Grinnell Glacier from the Continental Divide
- Glacier derived from USGS topographic maps for the glaciers of Glacier National Park, MT (1966, 1998, 2005, 2015).
- Climate Change in Mountain Ecosystems (CCME), USGS.
- U.S. National Park Service.
- Wikipedia contributors. "List of glaciers in Glacier National Park (U.S.)." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.