Prelims-2016 (Geography Session)-Important Glaciers in India

Important Glaciers in India

Batura GlacierJ & K – Karakoram range
Khurdopin GlacierJ & K – Karakoram range
Hispar GlacierJ & K – Karakoram range
Biafo GlacierJ & K – Karakoram range
Baltoro GlacierJ & K – Karakoram range
Glaciers in India
Chogolungma glacierJ & K  – Karakoram range
Diamir GlacierJ & K  – Karakoram range
Siachin Glacier
  • LOC between India & POK
  • Close to China border – Karakoram Range
Glaciers of India
Gangotri GlacierUttarkashi, Uttarakhand
Milam Glacier
  • located in Trishul peak of  Pithoragarh of Uttarakhand
  • Source of Goriganga
Pindari glacierNanda devi,  Uttarakhand
Zemu Glacier
  • Largest glacier in the Eastern Himalaya
  • Located on Kanchenjunga peak, Sikkim

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