23 Jun '17, 10pm

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Despite its name, the most heavily glaciated area in the contiguous United States is not Montana’s Glacier National Park. The distinction instead belongs to North Cascades National Park in Washington. More than 300 glaciers dot the peaks of this section of the Cascade mountain range, which runs from California to British Columbia. And like many small mountain glaciers around the world, they are shrinking. Scientists estimate that over the last 100 years, the area of the park covered by glaciers has shrunk by about 50 percent. And among the park’s glaciers routinely monitored since 1993, all of them have lost volume. The snow- and ice-capped mountains of the North Cascades are visible in this natural-color image acquired on September 13, 2016, by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 . The image was draped over terrain data from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emis...

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