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Created 9-Dec-12
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Columbia Glacier is a very large tidewater glacier that is presently in the retreat phase. Since 1980 it has retreated >20 km, and it is still retreating. We have been doing some research to understand this system.

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Blue melangeBrand new beachesIce melangeKadinBeaches at low tideRefrozen melangeMelt water poolsTephraCalvingIntersecting crevassesBroken iceBroken in black and whiteFast flowing ice on the main branchColumbia Glacier fore-baySpiral pattern strainDeep slab avalancheMount EinstienEpisodic landslidesTidewaterChevron crevasses.