Purog Kangri Glacier in Tibet shrinks by 50 meters over past 30 years
                     English.news.cn | 2014-07-28 20:06:04 | Editor: Yang Yi
Purog Kangri Glacier, the third largest in the world, has shrunk by 50 meters over the past 30 years.

Photo taken on July 15, 2014 shows a Yak skull with Purog Kangri Glacier in its background in Shuanghu County, Nagqu, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. As the highest terrain in the world's mid-latitude regions, China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is now under negative influence of the global warming. Purog Kangri Glacier, the third largest in the world, has shrunk by 50 meters over the past 30 years. (Xinhua/Tang Zhaoming)

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