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Glaciers largely stable in one range of Himalayas

Ice in Karakoram region may even be growing, thanks to debris cover

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3:15pm, January 23, 2011

An important portion of the Himalaya’s glacier cover is currently stable and, thanks to an insulating layer of debris, may be even growing, a new study finds. The study’s conclusion contradicts a portion of the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that had to be retracted last year because it could not be substantiated.

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