Thursday, May 20, 2021

Major glaciers of Himachal Pradesh In English

Major glaciers of Himachal Pradesh In English

||Major glaciers of Himachal Pradesh||Major glaciers of HP In English||


 There are a lot of glaciers in the high altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh. Glaciers (glaciers) are of high importance in Himachal Pradesh. These glaciers provide water throughout the year to the rivers of Himachal Pradesh. The major glaciers of Himachal Pradesh are as follows:

Major glaciers of Himachal Pradesh In English


  • Bara Shigri Glacier

Bada Shigadi is located in Lahaul, Himachal Pradesh. Bada Shigadi is one of the largest glaciers in Himachal Pradesh. The length of this glacier is about 25 kilometers, while the width of this glacier is about 3 kilometers. Chandra river receives water from this glacier. This glacier is one of the largest glaciers in Asia.

  • Miyar Glacier

Mier Glacier is located in Lahaul. Miyar river receives water from this glacier. The length of the Miyar glacier is about 12 kilometers.

  • Dudhon Glacier

Dudhon Glacier is located in the Kullu Valley. Its length is about 15 kilometers. Parvati river receives water from Dudhon and Parvati glacier.

  • Lady of Keylong

This glacier is also visible from Keylong town. This glacier is situated at an altitude of 6061 meters. The glacier was named after an English woman.

  • Chandranahan Glacier

Chandranahan Glacier is located in Shimla district. The Pabbar River gets water from this glacier. Near this glacier is the 'Chandrahan Lake'.

  • Bhadal Glacier

The Bhadal Glacier is located in the Barabhangal region of Kangra district. The Bhadal River receives water from the Bhadal Glacier. The Bhadal River is a major tributary of the Ravi.

  • Chandra Glacier

Chandra Glacier is located in Lahaul-Spiti. Chandratal Lake is formed from this glacier. The Chandra and Bhaga rivers receive water from this glacier.

  • Bhaga Glacier

Bhaga Glacier is located in Lahaul-Spiti district. The Bhaga River receives water from this glacier.

  • Mukila Glacier

This glacier is located in the Bhaga Valley of Lahaul-Spiti. This glacier is situated at an altitude of 6478 meters.

  • Beas Kund Glacier

Vyas Kund Glacier is located in Kullu district. This glacier is located near Rohtang Pass. Vyas river receives water from this glacier.





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