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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
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.