At a Glance
- Only 19 of the 52 glaciers that were in the Pyrenees in 1850 are gone, most since 1980.
- In Spain, only a handful of glaciers remain, with Monte Perdido and Maladeta being the largest of them.
- By 2009, 90 percent of the glacier ice in the Pyrenees had disappeared because of global warming.
By Pam Wright, November 03, 2018; weather.com