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U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-J

Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World -- North America

Edited by Richard S. Williams, Jr., and Jane G. Ferrigno

Version 1.0

Landsat images, together with aerial photographs, selected maps, and other data,
have been used to provide a baseline of mid-1970's glacierization in Canada,
the conterminous United States, and México

Landsat image, Bylot Island

Cover: Landsat false-color image of ice fields, outlet glaciers, valley
glaciers, and cirque glaciers on Bylot Island, as well as ice caps, ice
fields, outlet, and valley glaciers on the Borden Peninsula and northern
Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. Landsat image (20204–16513; 14
August 1975; Path 36, Row 8) from the Canada Centre for Remote
Sensing (CCRS), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

This volume is provided as low-resolution and high-resolution Adobe Acrobat PDF files
and alternately as text files. The low-resolution versions are meant for screen viewing but
print well. Download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. The text versions contain
the complete text, figure captions, and tab-delimited tables.

Section of Professional Paper 1386-J Low resolution High resolution Full Text
Cover  788 KB  1.5 MB  
Front matter  155 KB    16 KB
J-1. Glaciers of Canada    
   1.1 MB  88 KB
History of Glacier Investigations in Canada
 1.4 MB  25.75 MB  244 KB
Mapping of Canada's Glaciers
 1.3 MB  26.4 MB  76 KB
Glaciers of the Arctic Islands
Glaciers of the High Arctic Islands
 1.5 MB    96 KB
Ellesmere Island Ice Shelves and Ice Islands
 920 KB  7.75 MB  56 KB
Glaciers of Baffin Island
 1.75 MB  24 MB  88 KB
Glaciers of the Canadian Rockies
 3.9 MB  103 MB  272 KB
Glaciers of the Coast Mountains
   4.5 MB  24 KB
Glaciers of the St. Elias Mountains
 1.6 MB  31.5 MB  68 KB
J-2. Glaciers of the Conterminous United States    
Glaciers of the Western United States
3.2 MB 86 MB 132 KB
J-3. Glaciers of México 830 KB 11.6 MB 68 KB

The printed version of this publication is available from:

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Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225

Telephone: 1-888-ASK-USGS.

For questions about the content of this report, contact Richard S. Williams or Jane G. Ferrigno.

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