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Flashcards in Glacier Retreat (South Cascade Glacier, USA) Deck (4):
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Where

Washington State, USA

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Special because

One of the 3 benchmark glaciers which are monitored by United States Geological Survey for over 40 years

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Data from USGS

Collected from stream run off, air temperature and mass balance

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All 3

Benchmark glaciers have been shown to retreat which show global warming

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