Athabasca Glacier, Alberta, 1989
We drove From Calgary in a rental car. We have many other photos of the area, particularly in Jasper National Park. Nearly all the pictures here are of the Athabasca Glacier, located in the Canadian Rockies between Jasper and Banff National Parks.
There is strong evidence of global warming here. The Canadians have set up markers here pinpointing the edge of the glacier every few years. I have marked pictures related to global warming evidence with an asterisk.
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View from Glacier Parking Area Map of Area
Bridge to Glacier Location of Glacier Edge in 1960 *
People on Glacier Looking Toward Highway and Restaurant from Glacier
People at End of Ice Restaurant is at Base of Mountain in Distance
1975, 1980, 1982 Edges Markers * Larger View of 1975, 1980, 1982 Markers *
View from Restaurant and Highway Clark's Nutcracker on Car Hood
Clark's Nutcrackers on Wiper and Hood Close-Up of Clark's Nutcracker
Another View from Highway Dynamic Duo at Lake Louise, Banff
*Global warming evidence.
I have a 1940s view of the glacier for comparison. Please write me to see this.
A 2005 photo of the glacier is at www.flickr.com/photos/hughrocks/35342787/ .
Many photos of global warming evidence may be seen at wikipedia. Type in global warming in their search box.
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