The Hailuogou Glacier in the Gongga Mountains belongs to the so-called "depris-covered glaciers", which are characterised by a glacier tongue covered with boulders. The thick layer of ice in the ground can only be guessed from the crevasses (lower left). Picture credits: Kim J. Krahn/TU Braunschweig

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