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Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Item specifics Condition: Very Good : A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the book cover, with the dust jacket if applicable included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. A report on Oregon's glaciers can be found here glaciers. This is a link to a Portland State University website that provides a search for photographs of glaciers of the American West: glaciers.
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This pdf file is a scholarly report on the shrinking of Eliot Glacier by Keith M. Jackson and Andrew G. A link to a recent lawsuit that claims the U. T hree F ingered J ack Jack Glacier.
M t T hielsen Lathrop Glacier. E agle C aps Benson Glacier. Comments Posts. Oregon Glaciers. Fountain sent one of his graduate students, Gunnar Johnson, who studies the water chemistry of glaciers and microbes that live underneath the ice.
Johnson said he found a surprisingly diverse population of tiny organisms that survive by essentially digesting the rock underneath the Sandy Glacier. McGregor and Cartaya keep their fingers crossed while preparing for their second round of surveys. When the expedition begins in late July, it takes the group most of a day to hike to the glacier terminus. They follow the Timberline Trail 5 miles to a steep climbers path and then traverse a slope of heather and scree.
Their packs are loaded with 80 pounds of gear: ropes, wetsuits, crampons and axes, freeze-dried peas, survey gear, avalanche probes, oatmeal, cocoa and a pound RV battery. And Andrew Fountain, the glaciologist, is planning to come with him. The most dangerous part of Snow Dragon is the entrance.
Flakes of ice that weigh more than a ton threaten to pull away from the ceiling. Most members of the team do a little jog to pass through the entrance as quickly as possible. The glacier is hundreds of years old.
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Bands of amber in the ice mark each year of snowfall that piled up on top the glacier and compressed into ice over time. In places, layers of perfectly clear ice show where winter rains pooled on the glacier or filled up crevasses and then re-froze when the temperature dropped. The survey in Snow Dragon goes quickly at first. The cavers make their way from the entrance deep into the cave. They stop every twenty feet or so to set up a survey point. The headwaters of the Muddy Fork River tumble past.
McGregor repeats each measurement three times for accuracy. Cartaya records the numbers in his yellow notebook and makes a quick sketch of the cave. In places, Snow Dragon is 10 feet wider than it was a year ago.
McGregor and Cartaya have spotted a new pair of passages shaped like keyholes in the ice about 40 feet off the floor. McGregor belays Cartaya up the curving wall of ice so he can see where they go. Cartaya places ice screws as he climbs and clips his rope into them for safety. But the air temperature in Snow Dragon is above 40 degrees and the screws start to melt out almost as soon as Cartaya places them.
http://eden.wecan-group.com/dragonfriend.php The ice is brittle, so to avoid striking it with his axe he builds a ladder out of webbing as he climbs. An hour passes as Cartaya moves up the wall.