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People walk along the Buluus glacier, which lies in a deep valley some 100 km from Yakutsk, and is a popular retreat in summer months when temperatures in the capital reach the high 30s Celsius, in Sakha, Siberia, Russia, on 16 June 2021. Permafrost beneath the glacier keeps at least part of it frozen through the summer months, but The Siberian Times reported local scientists as saying that glacial melt in the region has sped up in the past ten years.
Nanna Heitmann Magnum, Europe Stories
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