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Tsho Rolpa

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Description Tsho Rolpa is one of 2,323 glacial lake in the Nepal Himalayas. The lake has been created only in the last 40 years, as the glacier feeding it has begun to melt rapidly. The Tradkarding glacier above the lake is retreating at a rate of over 20 meters a year due to rising temperatures.
Country Nepal
Latitude 27° 50' 0" (27.8333)
Longitude 86° 28' 0" (86.4667)
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Glacial lake outburst flood monitoring and early warning system
Glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst bloods
Glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst flood events in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region
GLOF Warning System: Tsho Rolpa

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