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Athabaska Glacier is part of the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.It’s one of the main attractions in this section of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Being close to the Icefields Parkway which runs through Jasper and Banff National Parks, and quite accessible, it’s probably the most visited glacier in North America. Approximately 300 meters (1,000 ft.) deep at the maximum, the glacier is slowly retreating and has lost about half it’s volume over the past 125 years.

September 5, 2009
Fuji S100FS camera,400mm.

Featured in Your Country’s Best on Tuesday 27th April 2010
Featured in Alberta Group
Featured in Pacific Northwest

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glacier, national, park, scenery, ice, mountains, canada, george, peaks, rocky, jasper, alberta, rockies, cousins, icefield, athabaska, georgecousins

Comments

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 4 years ago

    Wow a wonderful shot George x

  • Hi Irene, very many thanks, and much appreciated!

    – George Cousins

  • Andrew Murrell
    Andrew Murrellabout 4 years ago

    A wonderful photo George.

  • Many thanks Andrew, glad you liked it!

    – George Cousins

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenabout 4 years ago

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    Julie Everhartabout 4 years ago

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  • Themis
    Themisabout 4 years ago

    This picture has been featured in Your Country’s Best on Tuesday 27th April 2010 – congratulations!

  • Very many thanks Themis, I’m honoured!

    – George Cousins

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconabout 4 years ago

    Awesome capture!! Congrats on a well-deserved feature!!

  • Hi Blair, and many thanks, glad you liked it!

    – George Cousins

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations for this wonderful feature, well done!

  • Thanks very much Yannik, very much appreciated!

    – George Cousins

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • You’re welcome, Cee and Chris!

    – George Cousins

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...about 4 years ago

  • Hi there Bluenorther…very many thanks for the honour! Greatly appreciated :)

    – George Cousins

  • Tori Snow
    Tori Snowabout 4 years ago

  • Many thanks Tori, very much appreciated!

    – George Cousins

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