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Snapshots

  1. Glacial Gouge

    Snapshot Title: Glacial Gouge
    Taken by: John Toeppen

    Image: Twenty Lakes Basin
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    This basin has many parallel grooves gouged out by the massive glacier that nearly filled this basin. The rock surfaces are brought to a high polish in many places and cleaved off in others.



  2. Conness Glacier

    Snapshot Title: Conness Glacier
    Taken by: John Toeppen

    Image: Twenty Lakes Basin
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    This snowpack is very thin this year. IThis is a true glacier as it has apparently persisted since the last ice age. It may not last many years after this. Fresh snow will be falling on it in a mon...