River is now flowing from the left side of the glacial snout instead of straight as before. Debris falling from nearby areas due to landslides has resulted in the formation of a lake. If the Ganga continues to flow in its changed course, it might eventually lead to collapse of Gaumukh.
The snout of the Gangotri glacier – Gaumukh – from where the Ganga river emerges has been so impacted by debris falling from nearby areas due to landslides that it has altered the course of the river.
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