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November 14, 2022

Jiangpu and Daoge Glacier Retreat and Lake Expansion, China

Daoge and Jiangpu Glacier retreat and proglacial lake expansion in Landsat images from 1988 and 2022. Yellow arrow is the 2022 terminus location, red arrow the 1988 terminus location and purple dots the snowline. The Jiangpu Glacier and Daoge Glacier are the second and third largest glaciers in the Nyainqentanglha East Range. They flow south in adjacent valleys that feed the Yi’ong Tsangpo, which joins the Parlung Zangbo. Draining north …