Peyto Glacier, Pacific Coast Range

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Peyto Glacier, Pacific Coast Range

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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 MetaDataBrowser.

FACTS:

  • Political unit:CA
  • WGMS ID: 57
  • Latitude: 51.67°N
  • Longitude: 116.53°W
  • Height min: 2100 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 3200 m a.s.l.
  • Measurement types: MASS BALANCE & FRONT VARIATION
  • Current Principal Investigator: MICHAEL N. DEMUTH & Colleagues
  • Current Sponsoring Agency: NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA – GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA (OTTAWA, CA)
Peyto Glacier in August 2008 (taken by Eric Coulthard on 05/08/2008)

Peyto Glacier in August 2008 (taken by Eric Coulthard on 05/08/2008)

Terrestrial and satellite map of Peyto Glacier (Google Maps)

Peyto Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Peyto Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1964/65:

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Additional data available: Front Variation (FV) and Glacier Outlines:

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Overview

last change 18/08/2016