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Pasterze Glacier is the longest glacier in Austria and sits on the foot of Austria’s largest mountain. It is continuously melting by 33 feet every year. “Austrian geologists have warned that the country's glaciers melted faster this year than ever before and predict that all, including the massive Pasterze glacier, will have vanished by the year 2050,” The Local reports. The loss of Austria’s glaciers will change the supply of irrigation and drinking water, negatively impacting parts of the ski industry.