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February 3, 2017
Hinku Nup, Nepal Downwasting Lake Development
Hinku Nup Glacier in November 2016 Sentinel 2 image. Yellow arrows indicate three supraglacial lakes that have formed. Hinku Nup is a valley glacier in the Dudh Khosi basin in the Mount Everest region of Nepal. The glacier is heavily debris covered in its lowest 4 km which is a low slope section extending from 5100-4900 m. In 1992 Landsat images there are only small supraglacial lakes, less than 100 …