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The GoP alongside ICIMOD(International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) should take an inventory of these glacial
lakes and identify sub-glacial
lakes which have a potential for causing GLOF'S .
The Imja glacial
lake, at nearly 5,000m (16,400ft) high, was in danger of flooding downstream settlements, trekking trails and bridges.
He said: "As a local resident and geology fan, I wanted to raise the profile of all the many glacial
boulders in the area.
As per the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the rate of glacial
melt, that was increased by about 23% in the last decade, is among the highest in the world.
Art whipped up an altar and ice "henge" as the back drop for the jaw dropping scene.
Rapid increase in glacial
lakes is a threat to Northern Areas, he said, adding that government jointly with UNDP has initiated a project titled 'Glacial
Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF)' to avert risks in Chitral and Gilgit areas.
Ten large calving events--when an iceberg breaks off from a glacier and drops into the water--occurred over the span of about two months of monitoring, and each of those events corresponded to a glacial
Local tour operator Fox Glacier Guiding has been unable to take tourists hiking since April because the glacial
melt had caused the river to block access to a popular hiking trail.
The outburst of such glacial
lakes may result in flooding.
Official sources told M AIL T ODAY that a team of state government officials, headed by Lahaul and Spiti MLA Ravi Thakur, visited the spot on Saturday and found that fast melting glaciers have formed around eight glacial
lakes on the trek leading to Neelkanth lake at 16,020.
Noted for its exceptional purity, Clear Alaskan Glacial
is naturally alkaline, processed at the highest level of quality, and noted for a light, sweet taste.