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View of the great Shigri Glacier.

View of the great Shigri Glacier.

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1866

Shelfmark: Photo 222/(82)

Item number: 22282

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a view of the Great Shigri Glacier from the 'Strachey Collection of Indian Views', taken by Samuel Bourne in 1866.The Bara Shigri Glacier, nearly 28 km long and several kms. wide, is in the Lahaul valley of Himachal Pradesh. The Glacier opens out onto the Chandra valley and adds its waters to the river. Small tributary glaciers feed the main glacier.

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