2 More Glaciers Gone From Glacier National Park
- Saturday, 10 April 2010
We all know warmer temperatures have led to shrinking glaciers, and now two more of Glacier National Park's ice fields are too small to be classified as glaciers, according to a recent article on msnbc.com.
The Shepard Glacier and Miche Wabun Glacier have shrunk to less than 25 acres, bringing the number of glaciers in the Montana park down to 25; the park was once home to some 150 glaciers. And the article paints a grim picture for the future of the Montana park's glaciers.
Dan Fagre, a U.S. Geological Survey ecologist, reported the change in the status of the former glaciers earlier this week.
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