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Sunday, January 3, 2010

Rainier's rocks are filling riverbeds

National Park Service geologist Paul Kennard walks over a portion of Tahoma Creek where glacial sediment has spilled into forest. Mount Rainier's glaciers have shrunk dramatically. "Every year it's been either bad or really bad," Kennard said. "This year it was really, really bad."