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March 1, 2016

Thong Wuk Glacier Terminus Tongue Collapse, China

Thong Wuk Glacier  comparison in 1988 and 2015 Landsat image.  Red arrow is the 1988 terminus location, yellow arrow the 2015 terminus location and orange arrow indicates expanding lake of Yanglang Glacier.  There are two glaciers that drain the north side of Sepu Kangri Peak in the Eastern Nyainqêntanglha Mountains of Tibet in China. Thong Wuk to the east and Yanglang Galcier to the west. Most of the peaks in …