Earliest photograph of Athabasca and Dome Glaciers, Alberta

B. H. Luckman, T. A. Kavanagh, I. Craig, R. S. St. George

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Abstract

A digitally enhanced copy of the first photograph showing Athabasca and Dome Glacier is presented and compared with a similar view taken in 1998. The photograph, taken by Mary Schaffer, appears to date from 1906 based on contextual evidence from her journals and the image. Changes in the glacier extent and vegetation cover during the present century are discussed briefly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)401-405
Number of pages5
JournalGeographie Physique et Quaternaire
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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