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Azerbaijan Glacier Area Reduced by 45 Percent

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In 1890-2000, glaciers area in Azerbaijan reduced by approximately 45 per cent, senior hydrologist of the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Asif Verdiyev told APA. According to him, on an average, 0.02 square meters glacier melts every year. “Glaciers in the territory of Azerbaijan are located in the northeastern part of the Great Caucasus a