Malaspina Glacier (IMAGE) University of Arizona Caption Located in southeast Alaska, Malaspina Glacier spills out from the St. Elias Mountains onto the coastal plain as a "pancake of ice". New research revealed certain features make the glacier particularly vulnerable to melting. Credit Brandon Tober/University of Arizona Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used for the purpose of posting and/or reporting of this news release. Credit information must be provided as indicated. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.