The Regional Context -- Snow, Ice and Verticality in the Karakoram -- Karakoram Glaciers: Types and Terrain -- Glacier Mass Balance I: Snowfall and Glacier Nourishment -- Glacier Mass Balance II: Ablation -- Mass Balance Regimes -- Dynamics of Snow and Ice in Glacier Basins -- Landforms of the Karakoram and Glacierized Areas -- Surge-Type Glaciers -- Glacial Impoundments and Outburst Floods -- Rock Glaciers and Related Phenomena -- Glaciers and Climate Change -- Glaciers in Human Life.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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