Surging Muldrow Glacier Time Lapse (May 8 to 25, 2021)

Denali National Park & Preserve


Time lapse video of the toe of the Muldrow Glacier advancing from May 8 to May 25. The toe advanced approximately 340 meters (370 yards) during these 17 days. The ground in the foreground rises up as this dead-ice moraine is pushed by the glacier from behind. Thrust faults and fractures form in the foreground as it is activated. Near the end of the video, The area of the toe far from the camera starts piling up as it runs into some of the dead-ice moraine from the 1957 surge.


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NPS Video / Chad Hults

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