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The chilling secret of one of the Himalaya's glacial lakes

High up in the Himalayan mountains of the Uttarakhand state of India, lies a small glacial lake called Roopkund. At an altitude of 16,499 feet, it is frozen over most of the year. But when the ice melts occasionally, Roopkund gives up its grisly secret.
 

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Human Skeletons in Roopkund Lake.
Human Skeletons in Roopkund Lake.
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Roopkund Lake is about 6.6 feet deep.
Roopkund Lake is about 6.6 feet deep.
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 And the goddess rained hailstones down upon them   The balls of ice in the photo are nine inches in...
"And the goddess rained hailstones down upon them," The balls of ice in the photo are nine inches in circumference.
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It s a five day trek to reach Roopkund Lake  high in the Himalayas.
It's a five day trek to reach Roopkund Lake, high in the Himalayas.
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For about one month in the year  Roopkund Lake s ice melts away  revealing the mystery beneath its w...
For about one month in the year, Roopkund Lake's ice melts away, revealing the mystery beneath its warers.
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