Meighen Ice Cap, Canadian High Arctic

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Meighen Ice Cap, Canadian High Arctic

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FACTS:

  • 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)
Meighen Ice Cap in 2011 (taken by Jürg Alean on 16/07/2011)

Meighen Ice Cap in 2011 (taken by Jürg Alean on 16/07/2011)

Terrestrial and satellite map of Meighen Ice Cap (Google Maps)

Meighen Ice Cap Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Meighen Ice Cap Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1959/60:

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No additional data available

 

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Overview

last change 18/08/2016