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April 20, 2020

Kolahoi Glacier Retreat and Lidder Watershed Changes, Kashmir

Kolahoi Glaciers (G1 and G2)  in 1993 and 2019 Landsat images.  Red arrow indicates 1993 terminus location and yellow arrow the 2019 terminus location.  The purple arrow indicates a debris covered area of a tributary to G1 that does not have active flow and will be disconnected. A new terminus is forming at yellow arrow left of purple arrow.  Purple dots is snowline. The Kolahoi Glacier in Kashmir is known …