Tourism facilities of Laohugou Glacier No. 12 removed to preserve glacier in China's Gansu

Source: Xinhua| 2017-12-01 17:17:52|Editor: Jiaxin
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Combo photo shows the Laohugou Glacier No. 12 on Qilian Mountains with a tourism spot sign on Feb. 22, 2014 (up) and without the sign on Nov. 30, 2017 (down) in northwest China's Gansu Province. All the tourism facilities of the Laohugou Glacier No. 12 have been totally removed by the end of October to preserve the glacier which has sunk by more than 400 meters in the past 60 years (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

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