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Repeat photo of McCall Glacier (23May08 11:56)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

This photo location was used in 1958 as a base station for surveying ice motion of the glacier.  Since we use GPS now, we just use this spot for taking photos document glacier change.

Copyright: Matt Nolan
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Resolution: 16000x8000
Uploaded: 18/03/2009
Updated: 27/08/2014
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Tags: mccall glacier; anwr; glacier; ice; repeat photo
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