1916 - 2004: Nonvegetated Alpine Mountains near Kahiltna Glacier1/32Next photo pair
Kahiltna Glacier photo pair (zoomed in)
Photo Credits: Stephen R. Capps (1916), R. D. Karpilo (2004)
Ecoregion: South Central Mountains
Change Type: Glacial thinning and retreat
Glacial thinning and retreat
Description:
This photo pair is looking northwest up the mighty Kahiltna Glacier. Although mighty, the last century of climate warming has posed a problem for the Kahiltna's ice depth. Also look to the mountains across the glacier and see how the glaciers on their upper slopes have fared.