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Purog Kangri glacier - 3rd largest glacier in the world

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19:57, December 29, 2011

Photo taken on Dec. 19, 2011 shows a part of glacier in Purog Kangri, some 560 kilometers away from Nagqu Town in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The Purog Kangri glacier, whose ice field covers an area of 422 square kilometers, is considered to be the third largest in the world. (Xinhua/Chogo)
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