TITLE

HIMALAYA MELTING

AUTHOR(S)
Coburn, Broughton
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Onearth;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Himalaya Mountains. The Great Himalaya is a home to thousands of glacial lakes. The Himalaya contains more than 18,000 glaciers covering an area of 13,000 square miles. Global warming has forced into retreat virtually all of the glaciers, which are shrinking at a rate of 100 to 230 feet per year.
ACCESSION #
23801612

 

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