TITLE

Dry Run

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Latin Trade (English);Jan2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Chacaltaya Mountain in the Bolivian Andes, the highest-altitude ski resort in the world is predicted to melt away due to global warming. The Mountain, which rises 5,300 meters above sea level, has long been a challenge for the most experienced skiers in the world. Scientists claimed that half of the snow cover and two-thirds of its volume of the Mountain is now lost. The continued ice loss would also affect the supply of running water for electricity and drinking.
ACCESSION #
23682734

 

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