October 2021Published on 04.10.2021

Geocoloque 19.10.2021 - Christine Bichsel's talk on the history of Soviet glacier science

Geocoloque 19.10.2021 - "White spots on rivers of gold: imperial glaciers in Russian Central Asia", presentation by Christine Bichsel

Figure: Mushketov’s expedition approaches the Zeravshan glacier. Original legend: ‘Crevasses turning into ice shafts among the dense detritus cover of the lower Zeravshan glacier’. Drawing by D.L. Ivanov, published in Mushketov (1906: 248, figure 78).