Pleistocene Glaciation on St. George, Pribilof Islands

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Science  15 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3720, pp. 343-345
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3720.343


A small ice cap (covering about 12 square kilometers) and at least two—probably four—cirque glaciers (each covering less than 1 square kilometer) occurred on St. George Island, Pribilof Islands, probably during the Illinoian; Glaciation. Snowbanks persisted during a later cold cycle, probably during the Wisconsin Glaciation, with no glaciers existing. We found no evidence of glaciation on other Pribilof islands.