By William Raub, C Suzanne Brown, and Austin Post
Open-File Report 2006–1239
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All perennial bodies of ice in the Sierra Nevada are listed and classified. The inventory includes 497 glaciers covering a total area of 50 square kilometers and 788 small ice bodies which do not meet the definition of a glacier, covering a total of 13 square kilometers. The listings include each ice body's drainage basin, location, orientation, altitude, area, and length the glaciers are also classified as to form, source, surface condition, and nature and activity of the terminus.
List of glaciers
Results of the inventory
|1A.||Glaciers of the Sierra Nevada.|
|1B.||Ice patches of the Sierra Nevada.|
|2.||Sierra Nevada river basins and inventory identification numbers.|
|4.||Summary of data.|
|5.||Glacier data by basin.|
|6.||Comparison of hydrologic data from nonglacierized Cottonwood Creek with glacierized Big Pine Creek.|
Raub, William, Brown, C.S., and Post, Austin, 2006, Inventory of Glaciers in the Sierra Nevada, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1239, 232 p, 4 plates.
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