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Warm ice in world’s highest glacier has implications for water supply


Ice temperatures inside the world’s highest glacier on the slopes of Mount Everest are warmer than expected and especially vulnerable to future climate change, warn glaciologists. In 2017 the EverDrill project research team led by Dr Duncan Quincey from the University of Leeds became the first to successfully drill into Khumbu Glacier in Nepal and...