Gangotri Glacier

This composite ASTER image shows how the Gangotri Glacier terminus has receded since 1780. Contour lines are approximate.
Originally uploaded in EarthLabs:Climate and the Cryosphere.

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NASA image by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory; based on data provided by the ASTER Science Team. Glacier retreat boundaries courtesy the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center, USGS. Image source:
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