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Tlikakila River Basin Glaciers

The Tlikakila River is located in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve and drains an area of 1,610 square kilometers (622 square miles). Runoff from the Tlikakila River Basin accounts for about one half of the total inflow to Lake Clark. Glaciers occupy about one third of the basin and affect the runoff characteristics of the Tlikakila River. As part of a cooperative study with the National Park Service, glacier changes and runoff characteristics in the Tlikakila River Basin were studied in water years 2001 and 2002.



     Location map of the Tlikakila River within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.


Reports:

Image of Report CoverBrabets, Timothy P., March, Rod P., and Trabant, Dennis C. 2004, Glacial history and runoff components of the Tlikakila River Basin, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2004-5057, 24 p. [abstract and full report in pdf]

 

 

 

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