The biggest retreat was that of Austria’s biggest glacier, the Pasterze, in the Glockner mountain group in the southern province of Carinthia, which shrank by 203.5 meters, a record for that glacier.

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Experts in neighbouring Switzerland revealed in September that the country saw 4 percent of its total glacier volume disappear in 2023, the second biggest decline in a single year.