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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

of numerous decaying glaciers. But it is not until reaching the Stickeen River, in Alaska, in latitude 57°, that glaciers begin to

PSM V35 D170 Glacier station selkirk mountains british columbia.jpg

Fig. 1. — Glacier Station Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia. (Courtesy of the Canadian Pacific Railroad.)

appear which are both easily accessible and large enough to invite protracted study. The water coming into the sound from the Stick-