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June 18, 2011

Menlung Glacier Retreat, Tibet Glacier Moraine Dammed Lake Expansion

Updated post is from April, 2015. Menlung Glacier is one valley north of the Tibetan border with Nepal and on the south side of Menlungste Peak. Menlung Glacier has a glacier lake at its terminus that is dammed by the glaciers moraine (27.95 N, 86.45 E). The glacier began to withdraw from the moraine and the lake form after the 1951 expedition to the area. The glacier lake is at …