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Athabasca Glacier Photo, Banff, Alberta More Photos
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Athabasca Glacier

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Athabasca Glacier Photo, Banff, Alberta
On the eighth day of our trip to Canada, we crossed the entire Banff National Park Jasper National Park to reach our destination for Jasper. There are many places to visit to walk a little and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Along the way we came at the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper National Park.. The Athabasca Glacier is one of the glaciers of the Columbia Icefields. Due to its convenient location near the road, the Athabasca Glacier is the most visited glacier in North America. It has a length of just over 5 kilometres. However the glaciers due to global warming get smaller and smaller. In the last 125 years, it has lost more than half of its volume and retreated by almost 2 kilometres. ...Read More

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Athabasca Glacier
Canadian Rockies, Icefields Parkway
Banff, Alberta