Melting Giants: Glaciers 70 Years Later

A photographer witnesses how 70 years have changed some breath-taking sights.

Changed Landscape

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In the 1930s mountain explorer Brad Washburn, a contemporary of Ansel Adams, set out to photograph glaciers in Alaska. Pictured is the 100-feet-high Mendenhall Glacier, which is disappearing at an alarming rate. His work has been matched frame by frame by environmental photo journalist David Arnold. Click ahead and see how the landscape has changed. (© Bradford Washburn/ Panopticon Gallery)
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