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January 24, 2021
January 2021 Thaw on Mount Everest Region Generates Ablation, Rolwaling Glacier, Nepal
Rolwaling Glacier in October 13, 2020, December 16, 2020 and January 17, 2021 Landsat imagery indicating the snow line rise that has persisted into mid- winter. Snow line indicated by yellow dots. Recent observations of rising snow lines on glaciers during the October- 2020-January 2021 period in Landsat imagery indicates that once again there is significant ablation occurring on Himalayan glaciers, as has been the case in several recent years …