List of glaciers of India

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The Himalayan region of India is home to some of the most notable glaciers in the world. The following list is of the most important glaciers in India. Most glaciers lie in the territory of Ladakh and the states of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Few glaciers are also found in Arunachal Pradesh.

List of Indian glaciers[edit]

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

In Arunachal Pradesh, glaciers are found in Great Himalayas ranges which run along the Tibetan border. All peaks here rise above 4500 meters and are snow covered throughout the year. Important glaciers:

  • Bichom Glacier
  • Kangto Glacier
  • Mazgol Glacier

The UT of Ladakh[edit]

Nun Kun Massif
Parkachik
Drang-Drung-Glacier

Himachal Pradesh[edit]

  • Bara Shigri Glacier
  • BCB Glacier (bcb land)
  • Beas Kund glacier
  • Bhadal Glacier
  • Bhaga Glacier
  • Chandra Glacier
  • Chandra Nahan Glacier
  • Chhota Shigri
  • Dhaka Glacier
  • North Dakka Glacier
  • Gora Glacier
  • The Lady of Keylong
  • Miyar Glacier
  • Mukkila Glacier
  • Parbati and Dudhon
  • Perad Glacier
  • Sonapani
  • Gara
  • Gor Gorang
  • Shaune Gorang
  • Nagpo Tokpo[1][2]

Sikkim[edit]

Uttarakhand[edit]

Goumukh, terminus of the Gangotri glacier. The Bhagirathi peaks rise in the background.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glaciers in Himachal Pradesh". Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  2. ^ Inventory of Himachal Pradesh Glaciers (http://14.139.224.135/myapp/cgrt/index_files/Project_Reports_Completed/CGRT4.Misc.595-15-HP%20Himalya%20Inventory%20of%20Glaciers(GLOF)---03-06.pdf)