Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Glacier-Dammed Lake Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_918
This is a landscape composed of lakes that is formed by damming of river channels with glacial deposits. A glacier-dammed lake is a type of alpine lake. Examples are the dammed lakes in Bomi County, Tibet, and Tianshan Tianchi in Xinjiang Province (Fig. 18).
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