Carver Glacier

Carver glacier is the middle part of the glacier complex called Carver on the north side of South Sister. At one point these three glaciers were one glacier, but by the U.S.G.S. mapping in the 1950s, Carver had separated in to three glaciers, yet only one name was put on the map. Carver Glacier is still active but often lacks an accumulation zone and will stagnate and disappear in the near future. 

Information

Latitude: 44.117

Longitude: -121.766

Aspect: 4

Head (m asl) 1950s: 2530

Terminus (m asl) 1950s: 2320

Area (km^2) 1950s: 0.126

Head (m asl) 2020s: 2500

Terminus (m asl) 2020s:2320

Area (km^2) 2020s: 0.049

Status: active

Last observation: 2020

IMG_6748
IMG_6748

press to zoom
IMG_6753
IMG_6753

press to zoom
IMG_6765
IMG_6765

press to zoom
1/4