Melt lake

A lake created from snow and ice melt just above Gaumukh, the mouth of the Gangotri glacier. If the water can't flow out and melting continues, this could cause unpredicted devastation further down the valley in Bhojbasa when the lake bursts. This phenomenon is called Glacial Lake Outburst.

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A lake created from snow and ice melt just above Gaumukh, the mouth of the Gangotri glacier. If the water can't flow out and melting continues, this could cause unpredicted devastation further down the valley in  Bhojbasa when the lake bursts. This phenomenon is called Glacial Lake Outburst.
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