Yulsman, Tom
December 2003
Audubon;Dec2003, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p38
Focuses on the melting down of the Grinnell Glacier in Montana's Glacier National Park. Effect of the rising global temperature on the Grinnell Glacier; Information on how glaciers are formed; Background of the glacial expansion at the Glacier National Park.


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