An Advancing Glacier in Canada

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Science  28 Apr 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3461, pp. 1361
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3461.1361


The Commander Glacier, in the Purcell Range of interior British Columbia, advanced 810 ± 50 feet in the 6 years 1954-1960. The advance may be a response to a general cooling trend previously noted elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest.