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The Angsi Glacier is a glacier located on the northern side of the Himalayas in Burang County in China's Tibet Autonomous Region.[1][2] This glacier is origin for Yarlung Tsangpo River in Tibet which is the Upper stream of Brahmaputra River that flows in to India and Bangladesh.

Some books say it originates from the revered Lake Manasarovar.


  1. ^ "Scientists pinpoint sources of four major international rivers". Xinhua News Agency. 22 August 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  2. ^ Krishnan, Ananth (23 August 2011). "China maps Brahmaputra, Indus". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 September 2015.

Coordinates: 30°20′53″N 82°2′41″E / 30.34806°N 82.04472°E / 30.34806; 82.04472