William W. Shilts Geologic Image Gallery

Classic cirque glacier Satellite image of glaciers and icefields Unusual appearing ice and snow-capped hill Aerial view of low, pingo, or palsa-like features Equilibrium line Esker ridge melting out of inactive conduit image unknown Closed crevasses in Aktineq Glacier image unknown image unknown

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0001 - Satellite image of glaciers and icefields
0002 - Surface drainage on vertical margin of "Camp" Glacier
0003 - Lateral margin of “Camp” Glacier
0004 - Cirque glacier
0005 - Dry calving on lateral margin of Aktineq Glacier
0006 - Surface drainage detail, unnamed glacier
0007 - Classic cirque glacier
0008 - Fine-grained silt melted out of Sirmilik Glacier (B37)
0009 - Unusual appearing ice and snow-capped hill just east of "Camp" Glacier (B7)
0010 - Coalescing valley glaciers
0011 - Abandoned meltwater channel
0012 - Lateral meltwater channels cut in crystalline Precambrian bedrock
0013 - Ice-dammed lake
0014 - Differential melting caused by algae
0015 - Differential melting caused by algae 2
0016 - Surface drainage and contact zone between two valley glaciers
0017 - Differential thermal ablation by small stones
0018 - Boulder on ice pedestal
0019 - Shoreline of the town of Pond Inlet, looking westward along Eclipse Sound
0020 - Boulders of the neoglacial lateral moraine of Aktineq Glacier 1
0021 - Boulders of the neoglacial lateral moraine of Aktineq Glacier 2
0022 - Gravel deposited in the conduit at the snout of Aktineq Glacier
0023 - Typical surface drainage of glacier
0024 - Close-up of subglacial meltwater at snout of Aktineq Glacier
0025 - Subglacial drainage emerging from a conduit in the snout of Aktineq Glacier
0026 - Sediment laden artesian springs emerging from outwash-covered stagnant ice
0027 - Esker ridge melting out of inactive conduit
0028 - Small boulders melted out of glacier ice and resting on larger boulder
0029 - Closed crevasses in Aktineq Glacier
0030 - Fossilized fountain conduit
0031 - Sediment-laden basal meltwater emerging from surface of Fountain Glacier
0032 - Sediment and ice frozen into the mouth of a conduit
0033 - Surface drainage and medial moraines
0034 - Medial moraines of contrasting composition and pro-glacial outwash plain
0035 - Lateral meltwater channels in snout region of retreating Sirmilik Glacier (B37)
0036 - Outer face of neoglacial lateral moraine of Glacier (B28)
0037 - Outer slope of the neoglacial moraine in the snout area of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0038 - End moraine in the snout area of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0039 - Valley cut by meltwater into snout region of Sirmilik Glacier (B37)
0040 - Side of the valley cut by meltwater that created a longitudinal cross-section of the glacier along the axis of Sirmilik Glacier (B37)
0041 - Sand layer on a thrust plain at the snout of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0042 - Thrust plates of sediment at the snout of Aktineq glacier (B17) 1
0043 - Thrust plates of sediment at the snout of Aktineq glacier (B17) 2
0044 - View looking West along the south shoreline of Eclipse Sound
0045 - Thrust plates of sediment at the snout of Aktineq glacier (B17) 3
0046 - Thrust plates of sediment at the snout of Aktineq glacier (B17) 4
0047 - Holes in submerged, bottom-fast ice of a small tundra lake during breakup
0048 - Aerial view of palsa-like features
0049 - Aerial view of a palsa-like feature
0050 - Rock bursts or blisters developed in orthoquartzitic bedrock
0051 - Mudboils and rib-and-trough structures in shallow tundra lake
0052 - Esker ridge superimposed on a drumlin
0053 - Tundra fire, Kaminak Lake Area
0054 - Ice-covered, glacially dammed lake on northwest side of Aktineq Glacier
0055 - Diapir of red silty till extruded through sandy carapace of a mudboil
0056 - Unconsolidated deposits on the surface of Paleozoic-age limestone
0057 - Close up of freshly burned mudboils on a till plain
0058 - Ground view of burned out mudboils two years after a Tundra Fire
0059 - Red till diapir piercing mudboil's carapace
0060 - Rib-and-trough structures in a tundra lake
0061 - Basal melt-out till from snout area of Aktineq Glacier
0062 - Mudboil with raised surface after excavation
0063 - Geologist trapped in liquefied mud of subaqueous mudboil 1
0064 - Ice wedge exposed by hydraulic trenching
0065 - Nearly empty fuel barrel sinking into liquefied active-layer in till in a mudboil
0066 - Mudboils within poorly-drained area ornamented by orthogonal frost polygons
0067 - Ice wedge reactivated by recent aggradation of windblown sand
0068 - Frost polygons and mudboil-covered area
0069 - Solifluction of till over beaches at marine limit
0070 - Rib and trough features in an artic lake
0071 - Strudel and rib-and-trough features in a tundra lake 1
0072 - Mudboils and frost polygons on different surficical sediment types
0073 - Diapiric dike of red till piercing the carapace of a mudboil
0074 - Glacial lake with suspended glacial “rock flour”
0075 - View of the northwest-facing side of "Camp" Glacier (B7)
0076 - Contorted organic layers in closed crevasses
0077 - Open crevasses on Sirmilik Glacier (B37)
0078 - High altitude cirque glacier (B30)
0079 - Cross-section of icing (aufeis) in front of Fountain Glacier (B-26)
0080 - Equilibrium line
0081 - Unusual snow- and ice-covered hill just east of "Camp" Glacier (B7)
0082 - Collecting samples on top of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0083 - Meltwater cave beneath the termination of Stagnation Glacier (B28)
0084 - Aerial view of Glacier B30
0085 - Aerial view of the rapidly retreating Stagnation Glacier (B28)
0086 - Closed crevasses in compressional zone on Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0087 - Cirque and valley glaciers on Northern Baffin Island
0088 - Measuring mudboil activity
0089 - Permafrost table at shallow depths in peat
0090 - Traces of diapirs of extruding mud on elongate mudboils on a slope
0091 - Red till diapir penetrating gray, sandy carapace of a mudboil
0092 - Red till diapir
0093 - Contrast between a mudboil-covered till surface and degrading frost polygons
0094 - Terraced mudboils
0095 - Massive mud extrusion from numerous mudboils
0096 - Rippled surface of marine mud extrusion
0097 - Shallow ‘cave’ with local ritual significance in highly folded orthoquartzite of Hurwitz Formation
0098 - Three dimensional diagram of mud boils and permafrost table
0099 - Field of active mudboils with areas of diapiric extrusion
0100 - Retrogressive thaw flow slides involving thin beach gravels over till
0101 - Tundra fire burning vegetation around a mudboil
0102 - Effects of tundra fire on mudboils (nonsorted circles) 2 years after the fire
0103 - View of area of a tundra fire on a mudboil-covered till plain, two years after the fire
0104 - Recently extinguished tundra fire in area of mudboils
0105 - Tundra fire in wetlands
0106 - Stone rings created by removal of mudboil vegetative rims by fire
0107 - Tundra fire in mudboil-ornamented terrain
0108 - Aerial view of low, pingo, or palsa-like features
0109 - Aerial view of palsa-like mounds
0110 - An isolated glacial erratic of Precambrian dolomite
0111 - Rock burst due to ice lensing in Hurwitz quartzite
0112 - Rock bursts due to ice lensing in Hurwitz quartzite
0113 - Beaded stream resulting from melting of ground ice
0114 - Beaded drainage with ‘Arrowhead’ morphology
0115 - Beaded Drainage
0116 - Maguse River thermokarst on till plain
0117 - Beaded drainage with ‘Arrowhead’ morphology
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0119 - Bottom-fast ice pan domed by spring meltwater influx during breakup
0120 - Rib-and tough structures in a tundra lake
0121 - Rib-and-trough features in a tundra lake
0122 - Strudel and rib-and-trough features in a tundra lake 2
0123 - Strudel in Kaminak Lake
0124 - Small strudel depression
0125 - Ice contact face of the left lateral moraine of Findelen Gletscher
0126 - Strudel and Rib-and-Trough Structures
0127 - Rib-and-Trough Structures around a till-covered island
0128 - Right lateral moraine of a temperate glacier, Findelen Gletscher, Switzerland
0129 - Rare occurrence of mudboils, Rib-and-Trough structures, and frost polygons together in a shallow lake
0130 - Rib and trough features in an arctic lake
0131 - Individual and coalescing palsa-like mounds
0132 - Wind-pushed, candled lake ice
0133 - Dry calving along southeast-facing side of "Camp" Glacier (B7)
0134 - Close-up of recessional moraines, kettles, and meltwater channels
0135 - Braided drainage on an outwash delta
0136 - Debris-rich basal ice, Aktineq Glacier
0137 - Marine delta and suspended sediment plume at the mouth of an outwash train
0138 - Frozen basal sediment and glacier ice
0139 - Dry calving and subglacial drainage “caves”
0140 - Soil buried by flow till on right lateral moraine, Findelen Gletscher
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0142 - West-facing side of Sirmilik Glacier (B27)
0143 - Aerial view of Stagnation Glacier (B28)
0144 - View down the termination of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0145 - Aerial view of Stagnation Glacier (B28) and Fountain Glacier (B26)
0146 - Edge of an icing (aufeis, naled)
0147 - Snout area of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0148 - Ridge of glacial outwash
0149 - A planar sheet of outwash gravel thrust from the snout of Aktineq Glacier (B17)
0150 - Esker ridge recently melted out of Stagnation Glacier (B28)
0151 - Aerial view of Stagnation Glacier
0152 - Major icing attached to the front of Fountain Glacier (B26)
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0157 - Geologist trapped in liquefied mud of subaqueous mudboil 5
0158 - Debris-rich basal ice and melt-out till, Aktineq Glacier
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0169 - Glacier overtopping lateral moraine, Glacier de Tsidjiore Nouve
0170 - Glacier de Tsidjiore Nouve, upturned basal sediment layers
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0196 - Geologist trapped in liquefied mud of subaqueous mudboil 2
0197 - Geologist trapped in liquefied mud of subaqueous mudboil 3
0198 - Geologist trapped in liquefied mud of subaqueous mudboil 4
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0203 - Underwater view of strudel in Kaminak Lake
0204 - Spring runoff on shore-fast lake ice in a tundra lake
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0211 - Frost wedge in marine clay in raised delta
0212 - Frost wedge with associated normal faulting of enclosed sediment
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0217 - Ground view of mass flow of marine mud
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0220 - Doming of mudboil carapace surface disturbed by excavation
0221 - Weakly developed, buried soil profile on a stable mudboil
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0226 - Autumn colors on solifluction stripes
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0240 - Mudboils on a drumlinized till plain
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0243 - Ground view of palsa-like features
0244 - Low-altitude photo of palsa-like features
0245 - Ground view of collapse scarplets of a degrading palsa-like feature
0246 - Ground view of high relief fields of palsa-like features
0247 - Recently drained tundra lake

Visual Index

Images 0001-0020
Images 0021-0040
Images 0041-0060
Images 0061-0080
Images 0081-0100
Images 0101-0120
Images 0121-0140
Images 0141-0160
Images 0161-0180
Images 0181-0200
Images 0201-0220
Images 0221-0240
Images 0241-0260


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