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October 1, 2020

Jiemayangzong Glacier, Tibet Retreat, Separation and Lake Expansion 1991-2020

Jiemayangzong Glacier in 1991 and 2020 Landsat images.¬† The red arrow is the 1991 terminus location, yellow arrow is the 2020 terminus location and purple dots mark the snowline. Point A indicates a tributary that has disconnected, while bedrock expanded at Point B.¬† Jiemayangzong Glacier drains east from 6200 m peaks along the Nepal-China border. The glacier ends in a lake- Jiemayangzong Tso. Ren et al (2016) ¬†identify this as …