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Mt. Eielson photo pair
Photo Credits: J.C. Reed (1931), R.D. Karpilo (2004)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Glacial thinning and retreat
Glacial thinning and retreat
Description:
This photo pair faces the Sunset Glacier (visible in the upper left) and the headwaters of the Thorofare River. Sunrise Creek joins the Thorofare in the middle-left of the photo. Notice the dramatic loss of Sunset Glacier ice. For a closer look type "Sunset" into the Search photo pairs box.