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Global warming is causing world's thickest mountain glacier to melt

Saturday, 16 November 2019

The huge ice sheet, which gauges 4,860 feet from surface to floor, was expanding mass for pretty much 50 years, yet at this point has every one of the reserves of being contracting.

A few satellite photos taken in August 2014 and August 2018 show the cold stages where the ice sheet meets the Taku stream pulling back in light of the fact that since 1946.

As demonstrated by glaciologist Mauri Pelto, who has perused the Juneau Icefield for three decades, Taku was foreseen to continue advancing for the rest of the century.
Not simply have these signs of retreat arrived around 80 years before schedule.