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Glacier d'Argentière
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Glacier d'Argentière

 
Glacier d\'Argentière

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Location: Savoie, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.95019°N / 6.98662°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glacier d'Argentière

 

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Created/Edited: Nov 24, 2010 / Dec 10, 2010

Object ID: 680908

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Description

This is the second biggest glacier in Mont Blanc Group.
This is a valley glacier.
L'Argentière is the name of the closest village.


Tributary glaciers:

Glacier Rouge du Dolent
Glacier du Tour Noir
Glacier des Améthystes
Glacier du Milieu
Glacier du Chardonnet


Surrounding summits:

Aiguille du Chardonnet 3824m
Mont Dolent 3800m
Aiguille de Triolet 3307m
Courtes 3856m
Droites 4000m
Grande Rocheuse 4102m
Aiguille Verte 4122m

Measurements

Surface: 14 km2
Volume: 1 500 000 000 m3
Length: 9 km
Thickness: 100m < e < 300m

Altitude: 1550m < a < 3150m

Images

Glacier d\'ArgentièreThe whole Glacier...Serac fallSerac fall on GlacierSerac fallSerac fallSerac fall
Aiguille de TrioletSerac fallTour -  Argentière - Aiguille VerteArgentière GlacierGlacier d\'Argentière serac fall.Glacier d\'Argentière.Glacier d\'Argentière