Glaciar O'Higgins

 

Recent detachment of O'Higgins glacier, 2.03km²

 

Posted in "El Mercurio" on July 21, 2017

 

 

Frontal variations of the O'Higgins Glacier (Source: CECs, 2017)

 

 

Photo front of Glacier O'Higgins, detachment 2.03 km² (Source: CECs, 2017)

 

 

Frontal variations of the O'Higgins Glacier between 2000 to 2017 (Source: CECs, 2017)

 

 

Satellite images showing changes between May and July 2017 (Source: CECs)

 

 

Differences in the glacier between February and July 2017 (Source: CECs)

 

 

Weather station in the O'Higgins Glacier, october 2015

 

Front of the O'Higgins Glacier, october 2015

 

Bathymetric measurements in front of the O'Higgins Glacier, October 2015

 

Detachment of ice in the O'Higgins Glacier, February 20, 2010

 

Trimetrogon aerial photography, flight over the glacier O'Higgins, summer 1944/45

 

Trimetrogon aerial photography, (east view)

 

 

 

 

Reference

 

Gourlet, P.; Rignot, E.; Rivera, A. and Casassa, G. (2016) : "Ice thickness of the northern half of the Patagonia Icefields of South America from high-resolution airborne gravity surveys." Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 241-249, DOI:10.1002/2015GL066728.