USGS P 1258-F

Publication Details

  • Title:

    Photogrammetric determination of surface altitude, terminus position, and ice velocity of Columbia Glacier, Alaska
  • Authors:

    Meier, M.F., Rasmussen, L.A., Krimmel, R.M., Olsen, R.W., and Frank, David
  • Publication Date:

    1985
  • Publisher:

    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Ordering Info:

    USGS Publications Warehouse
  • Quadrangle(s):

    Anchorage, Cordova, Seward, Valdez
  • Keyword(s):

    Geology; Glacial

Bibliographic Reference

Meier, M.F., Rasmussen, L.A., Krimmel, R.M., Olsen, R.W., and Frank, David, 1985, Photogrammetric determination of surface altitude, terminus position, and ice velocity of Columbia Glacier, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1258-F, p. F1-F41, 7 sheets, scale 1:50,000.

Publication Products

  • ReportReport Information

  • Maps & Other Oversized SheetsMaps & Other Oversized Sheets

    • Plate 1 Topographic maps of lower Columbia Glacier on (A) July 29, 1957, (B) July 27, 1974, (C ) August 29, 1977, and (D) September 1, 1981, scale 1:50,000 (17.0 M)
    • Plate 2 Change in surface altitude from August 29, 1977, to August 26, 1978, scale 1:50,000 (3.7 M)
    • Plate 3 Combined topographic map of terminus and exposed land, with bathymetric map of the seabed, as of September 1, 1981, scale 1:20,000 (2.1 M)
    • Plate 4 Terminus configurations: A, Change in configuration during the measurement year; B, Configuration in approximately late July of each year; and C, Configuration at the time of the yearly minimum position, scale 1:20,000 (3.8 M)
    • Plate 5 Speed during the measurement year for the entire Columbia Glacier, scale 1:100,000 (3.0 M)
    • Plate 6 Velocity and speed during the measurement year for the lower Columbia Glacier, scale 1:50,000 (3.7 M)
    • Plate 7 Direction and magnitude of the principal axes of the strain-rate tensor, and trajectories of these axes, scale 1:50,000 (4.0 M)

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