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November 10, 2019
Shie Glacier, Bhutan-China Retreat Reduces Lake Contact
Shie Glacier Bhutan-China in Landsat images from 1996 and 2019. Red arrow is the southern terminus location in 1996, yellow arrow the 2019 terminus location and red dots the margin of the eastern terminus in contact with the lake in 1996. Shie Glacier terminates in a lake on the northern flank of the Bhutan Himalaya draining north from Kangphu Kang, in a region that is claimed by both China and …