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Journal of Glaciology

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A currently active rock glacier with a snout elevation of 4,055 m was observed in the Jammu and Kashmir Himalaya. Its formation is ascribed to stagnation of the terminal area of a true glacier.

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Mayewski, P.A., Jeschke, P.A., and Ahmad, N. (1981). An active rock glacier in Wavbal Pass, Jammu-Kashmir Himalayas, Journal of Glaciology, 27(95):201-202. Available at the publisher's site at:

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