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November 20, 2014

Kuh-E Myana Glacier Retreat, Afghanistan

Kuh-E Myana Glacier is in Hindu Kush Range in Badakhshan Province of northeast Afghanistan. ┬áThis region of the Hindu Kush has not been the focus of detailed glacier study. Northeast of Takhar Province in the Wakhan Corridor a group of glaciers was examined by Umesh Haritashya and others (2009) and found 28 of thirty had retreated. Examples are Zemestan Glacier and Tchap Dara Valley. The Hindu Kush follows the pattern …