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Glaciers on Earth's 'third pole' are quickly disappearing

Central Asia’s glaciers make up the third-largest mass of frozen fresh water on earth, the planet’s “third pole.” The region is the source of 10 major river systems, supplying irrigation, power and drinking water to over 1.3 billion people.

Glacial lakes in Third Pole region impacted by climate change

Lhasa - Chinese scientists have found that glacial lakes in the Third Pole region of the Earth are experiencing an increase in size due to global warming. The study was the first comprehensive study of the region to be conducted for 1990, 2000, and 2010.
 

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This devastating Glacial outburst flood hit around 8:30 AM and remained until 12:45 PM. This destruc...
This devastating Glacial outburst flood hit around 8:30 AM and remained until 12:45 PM. This destructive flood killed many people and affected hundreds more people in Pokhara, Nepal in 2012.
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