Melville South Ice Cap, Canadian High Arctic

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Melville South Ice Cap NW, Canadian High Arctic

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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.

FACTS:

  • Political unit:CA
  • WGMS ID: 3690
  • Latitude: 75.40°N
  • Longitude: -115.00°W
  • Height min: 526 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 715 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 Melville South Ice Cap (Google Maps)

Melville South Ice Cap Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Melville South Ice Cap Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1961/62:

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Additional data available: Glacier Outlines:

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Overview

last change 17/11/2016