All perennial bodies of ice in the Sierra Nevada are listed and classified. The inventory includes 497 glaciers covering a total area of 50 square kilometers and 788 small ice bodies which do not meet the definition of a glacier, covering a total of 13 square kilometers. The listings include each ice body's drainage basin, location, orientation, altitude, area, and length the glaciers are also classified as to form, source, surface condition, and nature and activity of the terminus.
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USGS Numbered Series
Inventory of glaciers in the Sierra Nevada, California
U.S. Geological Survey
Woods Hole Science Center
Report: iv, 228 p.; 4 Plates: 42.0 x 42.0 inches and smaller