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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
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.