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Skinner Glacier

Skinner Glacier is the central part of the glacier complex called Skinner 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, Skinner had separated in to three glaciers, yet only one name was put on the map. Skinner Glacier is still an active glacier, although quite small and sometimes lacking an accumulation zone, meaning it will likely disappear in the near future.


Latitude: 44.116

Longitude: -121.773

Aspect: 349.6

Head (m asl) 1950s: 2480

Terminus (m asl) 1950s: 2350

Area (km^2) 1950s: 0.070

Head (m asl) 2020s: 2440

Terminus (m asl) 2020s: 2360

Area (km^2) 2020s: 0.017

Status: active

Last observation: 2020

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