Gilgit Baltistan


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In Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region, locals build artificial glaciers to freeze, store water

  • Each ice stupa holds thousands of gallons of water, providing communities with a freshwater source during dry seasons
  • Idea is inspired by a similar initiative in India’s Ladakh Valley, a region nestled between Greater Himalayan and Karakoram ranges
By Nisar Ali ·