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Biafo

 

a glacier on the southern slope of the Karakorum Range. Length, about 68 km; area, 625 sq km. Together with Khispar and other glaciers, it is fed from a broad, common glacial field. The glacier has a treelike form, with numerous tributaries.

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Met Department took glacier monitoring initiative in 2006, and since then glaciers such as Hinarchie Glacier in Bagrot Valley, Baltoro and Biafo Glacier in Shigar Valley, Batura, Passu, Gulmit and Gulkin glaciers of Hunza Valley have regularly been monitored employing Remote Sensing and GIS techniques.
Dozens of smaller, high altitude tributary glaciers have advanced including seven of Biafo Glacier and four of Panmah," said Hewitt.