Cow's mouth

The mouth of the glacier Gaumukh, meaning cow's mouth in hindi is a rush of ice cold fresh water. The glacier is currently around 30km long and 1 to 2 kilometres wide. During the last decades the big ice mass has receded at a speed three times faster than any time in the past 200 years before.

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The mouth of the glacier Gaumukh, meaning cow's mouth in hindi is a rush of ice cold fresh water. The glacier is currently around 30km long and 1 to 2 kilometres wide. During the last decades the big ice mass has receded at a speed three times faster than any time in the past 200 years before.
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