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November 1, 2017
Chaxiqudong Glacier, Tibet Retreat From Lake & Tributary Separation
Chaxiqudong Glacier (C) at right and Paqu Glacier (P) at left in Landsat images from 1992 and 2017. The red arrow indicates the terminus in 1992 and the yellow dots the 2017 margin. Purple arrow indicates a glacier that disappeared and orange arrow separation of Paqu Glacier. Both glaciers no longer reach the lake. Chaxiqudong Glacier and Paqu Glacier are located in a sub-range north of the Nepal-China border. Chaxiqudong …