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17 April 2017 / the Guardian / Hannah Devlin

Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four days

Kaskawulsh Glacier, Yukon Territories, Canada

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A view of the ice canyon that now carries meltwater from the Kaskawulsh glacier, seen here on the right, away from the Slims river and toward the Kaskawulsh river. Photograph: Dan Shugar/University of Washington Tacoma
The retreat of the Kaskawulsh glacier has resulted in a drastic change in the destination of its meltwater. Guardian graphic | Source: Nature Geoscience