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1 March 2016

Thong Wuk Glacier Terminus Tongue Collapse, China

Thong Wuk Glacier  comparison in 1988 and 2015 Landsat image.  Red arrow is the 1988 terminus location, yellow arrow the 2015 terminus location and orange arrow indicates expanding lake of Yanglang Glacier.  There are two glaciers that drain the north side of Sepu Kangri Peak in the Eastern Nyainqêntanglha Mountains of Tibet in China. Thong Wuk to the east and Yanglang Galcier to the west. Most of the peaks in …

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9 January 2013

Sepu Kangri Glacier Retreat, Tibet, China

There are two glaciers that drain the north side of Sepu Kangri Peak in the Eastern Nyainqêntanglha Mountains of Tibet in China. Thong Wuk to the east and Yanglang Galcier to the west.Most of the peaks in East Nyainqêntanglha Mountains are unclimbed, Sepu Kangri the highest peak was not climbed until 2002. The Sepu Kangri Glaciers drain into thw Salween River. Thong Wuk Glacier  comparison in 1988 and 2015 Landsat …

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