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What is Karakoram Anomaly?

Recently, Researchers unravelled why some areas of glaciers in the Karakoram Range are going against the worldwide trend of glacial melt due to climate change. Highlights Even in Himalayas, glaciers are losing mass. Researchers linked this phenomenon to “resurgence of western disturbances (WDs)”. The phenomenon of Karakoram not losing glacier mass, is known as Karakoram ..

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Melting on Mount Everest

Recently scientists found that the highest glacier on the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest is melting at a faster rate. It is the South Col glacier and the glacier has lost 54 metres of thickness in the last 25 years. About the melting The South Col glacier is located at a height of 7,906 metres. ..

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