Recent changes in the glaciers of Heard Island

@article{Allison1986RecentCI,
  title={Recent changes in the glaciers of Heard Island},
  author={Ian Allison and Peter L. Keage},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={1986},
  volume={23},
  pages={255 - 272}
}
ABSTRACT Heard Island, a heavily glacierized volcanic island in the Southern Ocean, is 80% ice-covered, with glaciers descending from 2,400 m to sea level: major glaciers are up to 7 km long with areas exceeding 10 km. Much of the island was photographed from the air in 1947 and again in early 1980. Photographs and limited ground surveys record changes (mostly retreats) in glacier fronts. Retreat is most marked on the eastern flanks where former tidewater glaciers are now grounded inland… 

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