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28 November 2022

North Annapurna Glacier, Nepal Retreat and Lake Development

North Annapurna Glacier in August 2022 Sentinel image. A=North Annapurna Base Camp, I=icefall base,  B= Prominent Knob, C=tributary that has separated by 2022. The green arrow marks the end of the active ice which is now 1.5 km upglacier of the terminus. Note Diki Cho (lake) is relatively free of icebergs that were plentiful in 2018. North Annapurna Glacier drains the northeast side of Annapurna (8091 m). The North Annapurna …

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