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October 7, 2012

Godur Glacier, Pakistan Retreat and Separation

Godur Glacier drains into Godur Lake (Godar) in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan and then into the Swat Valley and then Indus River. ICIMOD (2010) noted there were 233 glaciers with an area of 223 square kilometers in the Swat Valley region, this indicates numerous but generally small glaciers. ICIMOD (2010) also examines the changing climate conditions in the region, noting that the change in precipitation …