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Glaciers in Uttaranchal

This lateral glacier situtated in Tehri district is the source of river Bhilangna. The glacier is surrounded by snow peaks of the jogin group (6466m), Sphetic Pristwar (6905m), Barte Kauter (6579m) Kirti Stambh (6902m) and Meru. The moraines on the side of the glaciers look like standing walls of gravel mud.
Dokriani Bamak (Bamak is the local name of the glaciers) is another well developed medium-sized glacier of the bhagirathi basin.
Chorbari Bamak glacier is situtated in Rudraprayag District of U.P. The glacier is 6kms. long and originates from the southern slope of Kedar-dome, Bhartekhunta and Kirti Stambh and this hill range is the water divide which separates the Gangotri group of glaciers and the Chorbari glacier.
Gangotri Glacier is a well-known glacier in Garhwal Himalaya, situated in Uttarkashi district. The glacier roiginates at the northern slope of Chaukhamba range of peaks.

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