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When the park was created in May 1910, there were about 150 active alpine glaciers. Today there are fewer than 25, and at the current melt rate they could be gone in less than 10 years. A major contributing factor to this dire prediction is that, according to Dan Fagre, average temperatures in Glacier have risen 1.8 times faster than the global average.

Crown of the Continent  

University of Montana's Crown of the Continent

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