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What is modern glacier?

Modern glacier is that formed after Quaternary. Famous modern glaciers in the park include Modern Glaciers of Yuzhu Peak and Modern Glaciers of Yuxu Peak.

 

Modern Glaciers of Yuzhu Peak

Yuzhu Peak is the highest of its kind in the eastern part of Mount Kunlun, at an altitude of 6,178m. The total area of the glaciers is 190km2, and the average length 5.7km.

Modern Glaciers of Yuzhu Peak

 

Modern glaciers of Yuxu Peak

Yuxu Peak is the sister peak of Yuzhu Peak and located on the west side of Mount Kunlun Pass, at an altitude of 5,980 m. Yuxu Peak stands on mountains, reaches towards the sky, covered by snow all the year round and undergoes acute modern glacier activity with an area of 80km2 for glaciers.

 

Modern glaciers of Yuxu Peak

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