Virtual Guidebook to Northern British Columbia
The Salmon Glacier
in the Boundary Range near Hyder British Columbia, Canada




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The Salmon Glacier filling the middle part of its valley, truly a river of ice

(September 18, 2010)


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Approaching the crest of the Salmon Glacier

(September 18, 2010)


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The staggering view from the Salmon Glacier Overlook, summit of the Granduc Mine Road

(September 18, 2010)


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The forked nature of the Salmon Glacier is apparent from the summit viewpoint

(September 18, 2010)


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The north fork of the Salmon Glacier rapidly shrinks and fractures

(September 18, 2010)


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The Salmon Glacier impounds Summit Lake, which periodically floats the glacier up and empties under it to the south

(September 18, 2010)


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A long tunnel to avoid avalanches on the Granduc Mine Road above the dry bed of Summit Lake

(September 18, 2010)


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