Glacier stories you may have missed – 8/11

Glacier Skywalk

“Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Glacier Skywalk forms an observation platform with stunning views of the Sunwapta Valley.”

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Artist launches Kickstarter to Sketch Montana Glaciers

“Jonathan Marquis, an avid Missoula outdoorsman, visual artist and graphic designer, wants to put his art skills to work on an environmental documentary project….The page for his “Glacier Drawing Project” lays out his plans in detail.”

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Ancient ‘Fish Lizard’ Graveyard Discovered Beneath Melting Glacier

“Dozens of nearly complete skeletons of prehistoric marine reptiles have been uncovered near a melting glacier in southern Chile”

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A German Couple Killed in Glacier Accident

“A German couple in their 30s died in an accident at the Nigards glacier in Luster in Sogn og Fjordane Sunday afternoon”

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Photo Friday: A Glacial Fear of Heights | GlacierHubreply
November 08, 2014 at 05:11 AM

[…] extending ninety feet off a sudden cliff edge. The Glacier Skywalk opened in May of this year, and allows you to walk out into the empty space off the cliff’s edge and enjoy panoramic views of Jasper National Park […]

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