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Glaciers of Darvazskiy.

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“Separating the two valleys,
Plunging in height
He lies at the feet of the summit,
Perched on the ridge
I would never know peace
He walked around half the country,
o touch your hand
To his blueness"

Yuri Vizbor. December 1954.

Backpacker in Tajikistan.

The glacier of Darvaz is located in the Sangvor region of Tajikistan. The length of the glacier is 16.2 kilometers, the area of ​​the Darvaz glacier is 27.8 kilometers square - a complex valley glacier, the main trunk of which is formed from 5 small streams starting on steep slopes in the upper valleys. T
he feeding area of ​​its large right tributary is connected with the firn area of ​​the Sed glacier on the southern slope of the ridge, and the tongue flows along a narrow steep valley and is broken by cracks almost until it merges with the main glacier.

"Glaciers." L.D. Dolgushin, G.B. Osipova. Series "Nature of the world." Moscow, the publishing house "Thought". 1989.

Photos by
Alexander Petrov.