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Metoi Glacier: another natural wonder in Tibet
16:26, September 10, 2010  

A tourist enjoys the charming scenery of Metoi Glacier, Sept.8.

Located in Bome County, Metoi Glacier is known as the glacier with the lowest elevation in the world.

As an important maritime glacier, the snow line of Metoi Glacier is at a altitude of 4,600 meters and the front of the glacier tongue reaches 2,600 meters above sea level.

Leveraging on the glacier resources, local tourism has boomed continuously with the support of the local government in recent years. The fantastic sceneries of the glaciers covered by snow all year round have attracted numerous tourists from home and abroad.

Source: China Tibet Online
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