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Post-1850 changes in Glacier Benito, North Patagonian Icefield, Chile

Winchester, Vanessa; Sessions, Martin; Cerda, Jammie Valdivia; Wundrich, Olaf; Clemmens, Samuel; Glasser, Neil F.; Nash, Megan


Glacier Benito is a temperate outlet glacier on the west side of the North Patagonian Icefield. Rates of thinning and ablation were obtained using data collected by the British Joint Services Expedition in 1972/73 and subsequent data collected in 2007 and 2011. Ice-front recession rates were based on dendrochronological dating for the terminal moraines and aerial and satellite imagery of the ice front in 1944, 1998 and 2002. Between the first Benito survey in 1973 and 2007, the lower glacier...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Geografiska Annaler
DOI: 10.1111/geoa.12027


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