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December 29, 2019
Mount Everest Region Glaciers December 2019 Limited Accumulation Area
Mount Everest region snowline identified on Dec. 11, 2019 Landsat image (yellow dots). Green dots indicate the terminus and pink arrows flow direction of specific glaciers: T=Trakarding, DN=Drogpa Nagtsang, M=Melung, BK=Bhote Koshi, S=Shalong, Y=Yanong, G=Gyabarg, YN=Yanong North, GY=Gyachung, J=Jiuda, R=Rongbuk, ER=East Rongbuk, I=Imja, L=Lhotse, M=Marala, K=Khumbu, N=Ngozumpa. The winter monsoon for the Himalaya is a dry cold period with limited new snow accumulation. The Landsat image of Dec. 11, 2019 …