Consider the following observations about the southern slopes and northern slopes of Himalayas:
1. Southern slopes are covered with thick vegetation, while the northern slopes are generally barren
2. The snowline is lower on the northern slopes than on southern slopes
Which among the above observations is/ are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Excerpt from Himalayan Glaciers by Naseeruddin Ahmad, Sarwar Rais

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