All About Glaciers

Introduction

Malaspina Glacier as seen from the air in 1959. Austin Post photograph/NSIDC

Glaciers elicit both awe and curiosity

Like great rivers of ice, glaciers have sculpted mountains and carved out valleys. They continue to flow and shape the landscape in many places today.

All About Glaciers is a glacier site with something for everyone from glaciologists to grade school students, exploring nearly all aspects of glaciers including data and science, facts, a gallery, a glossary and much more.

Cima Di Rosa Glacier, H.F. Reid photograph/NSIDC

Donjek Glacier, source: Natural Resources Canada. Photograph by Douglas Hodgson. Copyright Terrain Sciences Division, Geological Survey of Canada.