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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02767

A volcanologist from the U.S. Geological Survey observes the glaciated NW flank of Mount Rainier during a field survey to conduct monitoring measurements on Ptarmigan Ridge. The North Mowich Glacier in the center of the photo descended to about 1,500 m elevation when this photo was taken in 1983. Photo by Lyn Topinka, 1983 (U.S. Geological Survey).

A volcanologist from the U.S. Geological Survey observes the glaciated NW flank of Mount Rainier during a field survey to conduct monitoring measurements on Ptarmigan Ridge. The North Mowich Glacier in the center of the photo descended to about 1,500 m elevation when this photo was taken in 1983.

Photo by Lyn Topinka, 1983 (U.S. Geological Survey).

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Keywords: stratovolcano


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