Matanuska Glacier (Summer mountains ). Photo by SpecialtyMachining
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Matanuska Glacier

Uploaded by: SpecialtyMachining

Monday August 1, 2011

Palmer, AK (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This is the white west half of the glacier foot. The east half is covered in rock.


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7. SpecialtyMachining
2:50 PM GMT on November 07, 2012
Thank you, Alaskans!
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6. Kiska
1:38 AM GMT on November 06, 2012
Loved this series of the glacier/valley.
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5. katy99780
5:01 PM GMT on August 07, 2011
What an excellent photo of the Matanuska Glacier!
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4. SpecialtyMachining
5:38 PM GMT on August 03, 2011
Looking @ the Satellite view, I would say it is because the the east half, from this perspective, is actually the foot of the glacier, which has been fairly stationary since the 1980's when we lived here, & the rock is revealed as the ice melts. The foot of the glacier may be stationary, but the ice keeps moving. The rock also tends to insulate the ice. The western toe may be moving more rapidly. It can be quite complex.
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3. gilg72
1:46 PM GMT on August 03, 2011
Very beautiful.
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2. Kennebunker
11:17 AM GMT on August 03, 2011
Is the west half white because of sun melt? It sure is a marvel! Beautiful image.
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1. springsun
7:56 AM GMT on August 03, 2011
Wouw, great example of the power of nature
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