List of glaciers in India

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The Himalayan region of India is home to some of the most notable glaciers in the world, including the Siachen Glacier, the second-largest non-polar glacier on Earth and the largest glacier in India. The following is a list of the most important glaciers in India. Most glaciers lie in the union territory of Ladakh and the states of Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Uttarakhand.

Few glaciers are also found in Arunachal Pradesh.

List of Indian glaciersEdit

Arunachal PradeshEdit

In Arunachal Pradesh, glaciers are found in Great Himalayas ranges which run along the Tibetan border. All peaks here rise above 4500 meters and are snow covered throughout the year.

Important glaciers include:

  • Bichom Glacier
  • Kangto Glacier
  • Mazgol Glacier

Himachal PradeshEdit

  • Bara Shigri Glacier
  • BCB Glacier (bcb land)
  • Beas Kund glacier
  • Bhadal Glacier
  • Bhaga Glacier
  • Chandra Glacier
  • Chandra Nahan Glacier
  • Chhota Shigri
  • Dhaka Glacier
  • North Dakka Glacier
  • Gora Glacier
  • The Lady of Keylong
  • Miyar Glacier
  • Mukkila Glacier
  • Parvathi and Dudhon
  • Perad Glacier
  • Sonapani
  • Gara
  • Gor Gorang
  • Shaune Gorang
  • Nagpo Tokpo[1][2]


Union Territory of LadakhEdit

Nun Kun Massif


Goumukh, terminus of the Gangotri glacier. The Bhagirathi peaks rise in the background.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Glaciers in Himachal Pradesh". Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  2. ^ Inventory of Himachal Pradesh Glaciers (