Gray-brown patches of debris from adjacent mountainsides color the surface of the easternmost lobe of the glacier (image top)
soil and rock debris that form along the edges of a glacier as it flows downhill across the landscape
Southern Patagonian Icefield of Chile
Grey Glacier located in the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile.
terminates in three distinct lobes into Grey Lake
form as a result of stress between slower- and faster-moving ice within the glacier.
The crevasse patterns
All three lobes have retreated
loses ice from its terminus as it enters the water, a process known as calving
ice loss has been greater than ice replenishment.
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