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Mingyong Glacier

Mingyong Glacier Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Mingyong Glacier sits at the foot of Kagebo Peak and looks like a long piece of white silk. Running from 5,500 meters down to 2,700 meters, it is only 800 meters above Lancang River. Mingyong Glacier is one of the few low altitude glaciers in the world.

The glacier is card tile shelf rich summit in which a next long glacier, this is a low latitude tropical monsoon marineness modern glacier; summit ice snow does not melt all year long. Because of it located snow line low, temperature is precipitation high, it is rapid to melt, lean and subsist, and thus its sport speed is also rapid. Until winter it´s ice tongue can go from 5500 elevation meters extend 2800 elevation meter places, as a silver scale jade shell swim dragon, from high snow summit extend mountain always take off , rush at directly Lan dark blue river-side, is away from Lan dark blue river surface only more than 800 meter.

Traffic:

There is a 40km ride between Deqin and Mingyong Village, and then you can walk or rent a horse to get to the glacier.

DCT Tips:

Recommended time for a visit: two hours.

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