Mass Balance Factsheet for the Meighen Ice Cap, Canadian High Arctic
For information on the status of the glacier and on data relating to annual mass balance and other measurements, visit the WGMS Fluctuations of Glaciers Browser.
- Political unit:CA
- WGMS ID: 16
- Latitude: 79.95°N
- Longitude: 99.13°W
- Height min: 70 m a.s.l.
- Height max: 1267 m a.s.l.
- Measurement types: MASS BALANCE
- Current Principal Investigator: DAVE O. BURGESS & Colleagues
- Current Sponsoring Agency: NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA – GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA (OTTAWA, CA)
Terrestrial and satellite map of Meighen Ice Cap (Google Maps)
Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1959/60:
Additional data available: Glacier Outlines: