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Two glaciers collapse in western Tibet

  • LIDE TIAN (a1) (a2) (a3), TANDONG YAO (a1) (a2) (a3), YANG GAO (a1) (a2), LONNIE THOMPSON (a4), ELLEN MOSLEY-THOMPSON (a4), SHER MUHAMMAD (a1), JIBIAO ZONG (a1), CHENG WANG (a1), SHENGQIANG JIN (a1) and ZHIGUO LI (a5)...
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E-mail: Lide Tian <ldt@itpcas.ac.cn>
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