Cryosphere and Hydrology

KIU is going to explore more about the “Frozen Land of Khunjerab National Park Pakistan”

Permafrost is term used for the frozen part of the earth’s crust that remains below zero degree Celsius through-out the two consecutive years. As the ice masses in the Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindu Kush (HKKH) mountains are very important for the mountainous population of the entire region. Permafrost is considered to be descend down to a limited area of the mountainous region in preliminary studies…

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