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Windy Pass photo pair
Photo Credits: Stephen R. Capps (UAF, APR #83-149-2155) (1919), R.D. Karpilo (2011)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Glacial thinning and retreat
Glacial thinning and retreat
Description:
The 1919 photo shows the Stephen R. Capps’ United States Geological Survey field party crossing into Windy Creek from the Sanctuary River Valley. Note a significant melting of the cirque glaciers at the head of Windy Creek.