Glacial Crevasses

Melting glacial ice moves closer to the snout of the Gangotri glacier, Gaumukh. When the ice expands it acts as a lever, loosening rock by lifting it. Sediments of all sizes become part of the glacier's load.

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30.9249°N, 79.0845°E
Melting glacial ice moves closer to the snout of the Gangotri glacier, Gaumukh. When the ice expands it acts as a lever, loosening rock by lifting it. Sediments of all sizes become part of the glacier's load.
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