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Friday, February 18, 2011

Six Most Beautiful Glaciers of China

#1. Rongpo Glacier
Rongpo Glacier is located in a wide, open area at the foot of Qomolangma (Mount Everest), extending between 5,300 and 6,300 meters above sea level. Consisting of two big glaciers, the Western Rongpo and Central Rongpo, it has a total length of 22.4 kilometers and covers a total area of 85.4 square kilometers.
Rongpo Glacier
#2. Peak Tomur
Being the highest peak of the Tianshan Mountains, Peak Tomur is 7439 meters above sea level, and located in northwest of Wensu County, geographically an important key position. The Beidieli Pass was an important passageway for communication between the western world and China in ancient times.
Tomur Glacier
#3. Hailuogou
Hailuogou is an important part of national-level Mt Gongga scenic spot. It lies in the southeast of Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province, east slope of Mt Gongga and is a skyscraping mountain in the east of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Hailuogou Glacier
#4. Midui Glacier
Midui Glacier is located in Yupu Township, about 100 kilometers east of the county seat of Bome. It is the lowest altitude above sea level in the world. Its altitude is from 2,400 meters to 6,800 meters.
Midui Glacier
#5. Telamkanli Peak
Below the Telamkanli Peak (7,441 meters) in the Karakorum Range, the Telamkanli Glacier extends for over 28 kilometers, covering an area of 124.53 meters kilometers. Its leading edge is 4,520 meters above sea level and the snowline is at 5,390 meters.
Telamkanli Glacier
#6. Touming Mengke Glaciers
The Touming Mengke Glaciers, the largest valley glacier in the Qilian Range, is 10.1 kilometers long and covers an area of 21.9 square kilometers. It can be found in Laohu Valley on the northern slope of Daxue Mountain in Subei County.
Touming Mengke Glacier

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