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October 27, 2017
Yanong Glacier, Tibet Retreat Lake Expansion 1992-2017
Yanong Glacier and North Yanong glacier in Landsat images form 1992 and 2017. Red arrows indicate 1992 terminus and yellow arrows the 2017 terminus. Yanong Glacier and North Yanong Glacier drain northwest from the western flank of Cho Oyu on the Nepal-China border and are in the Tama Khosi watershed. The glacier terminates in an expanding proglacial lake like a number of neighboring glaciers Drogpa Nagtsang, Rongbuk Glacier and Lumding Glacier. King …