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    Biafo Glacier

    The Biafo Glacier is the world's third longest glacier outside the polar regions.

    The Biafo Glacier is a 67 km (42 mi) long glacier in the Karakoram Mountains of Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan.

    Kashmir which meets the 49 km (30 mi) long Hispar Glacier at an altitude of 5,128 m (16,824 ft) at Hispar La (Pass) to create the world's longest glacial system outside the polar regions

     

    Moreover, the beautiful Snow Lake is also positioned near its high point. Snow Lake contains the upper parts of the glacier and as well as its offshoot glacier Sim Gang, which is recognized as the world’s largest basins of ice or snow in the globe in the outer surface of the polar area that is about 1,600 m in depth.  Outside the polar region, the Biafo glacier is considered as the third longest glacier of the world where as the second one is Siachen Glacier which is about 70 km but there is a dispute between Pakistan and India and Tajikistan as Fedchenker Glacier is 77 km long.

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