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Mount Everest’s Glaciers are Turning Into Lakes

smithsonianmag.com
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Mount Everest’s Khumbu Glacier is the highest glacier in the world, a monumentally slow-moving river of ice that stretches thousands of feet along the mountain’s western face. But as Earth continues to warm, the Khumbu is melting faster than ever, forming lakes as long as several football fields. Continue Reading

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