Imja Tsho - Fastest growing glacial lake of the HKH region


The Lake Imja Tsho is located in Everest region at latitude 27°59’17” N and longitude 86°55’31” E at an altitude of 5010 msl in eastern Nepal (Figure 1). The lake is fed by the Imja and Lhotse Shar Glaciers. The Lhotse Shar Glacier flows in a south-westerly direction; its highest altitude is 7590m .

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Imja Tsho

The Imja glacial lake is the fastest growing lake in the Himalaya and has been identified as one of the potentially dangerous glacial lakes in the Nepal Himalaya.

Development of Imja Glacial Lake from 1992 to 2009

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