Grinnell glacier, Montana, USA, in 2006

Grinnell glacier, Montana, USA, in 2006

E235/0377 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the sequence environment: retreat of glacier Grinnel in USA from 1938 to 2006
This image is part of the feature Glacier Retreat


Caption: Glacial retreat. Image 3 of 3. Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, in 2006. Grinnell Glacier is located in the Lewis mountain range in the Rocky Mountains of northern Montana. The glacier, as viewed from the summit of Mount Gould, covers an area from centre left to the lower left of the image. Lake Grinnell (lower right) contains a few floating ice chunks that have broken from the glacier. Glaciers are large, slow-moving expanses of ice, formed from compacted layers of snow. They are sensitive to climate change and in recent years most have retreated dramatically. See images E235/375 and E235/376 for images of the same glacier as seen in 1938 and 1981.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2006, 21st century, after retreat, american, archival, archive, climate change, climatological, disappearing, environment, geographical, geography, geological, geology, glacial lake, glacial loss, glacial retreat, glacier, glacier national park, glacier retreat, glacier shrinkage, glaciology, global warming, grinnell glacier, grinnell lake, history, ice, lake, lewis range, montana, mountain, north america, repeat photography, retreat, retreated glacier, retreating, rocky mountains, sequence, series, shrinkage, shrinking, snow, united states, us, us geological survey, usa

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.