Ice Caps and Sea Levels
Compare and contrast the selected images below.
Image 1: Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa
Left: February 17, 1993. Right: February 21, 2000.
What do you predict Mount Kilimanjaro will look like in the future?
Image 2: Muir Glacier, Alaska
Left: 1891. Right: 2005.
What are some of the most significant changes you see in the image of Muir Glacier from 1891 to 2005?
Image 3: Arapaho Glacier, Colorado
Left: 1898. Right: 1964.
What changes do you see in the presence of ice of the Arapaho Glacier as compared to 1898 to 1964?
Image 4: Pokhalde Glacier, Himalayas
Left: Autumn 1956. Right: Autumn 2007.
What do you notice about the overall camera view of each image of the Pokhalde Glacier from 1956 to 2007?
How does the camera view affect your analysis of the images?
Image 5: The Doldenhorn Mountain, North East Ridge, Switzerland
Left: July 24, 1960, 10:40 a.m. Right: July 27, 2007, 10:44 a.m.
What can you determine from looking at the Doldenhorn Mountain in 1960 as compared to 2007?
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For more information about these images, go to Featured Data: The Doldenhorn Mountain, North East Ridge, Switzerland.