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Glacier des Rouies et du Chardon
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Glacier des Rouies et du Chardon

 
Glacier des Rouies et du Chardon

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Location: France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 44.87643°N / 6.26375°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glacier des Rouies et du Chardon

 

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Created/Edited: Mar 14, 2011 / Mar 14, 2011

Object ID: 704454

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Description

Glacier des Rouies is is the top and north side glacier of Les Rouies.
One part hangs over Valgaudemar valley, but the main flow goes to Vénéon side, to glacier du Chardon.

This is an icecap glacier and Glacier du Chardon is a valley glacier.

Tributary glacier:

Glacier de l'Ane
Glacier du petit Chardon

Surrounding summits:

Les Rouies 3589m
Pointe du Vallon-des-Etages 3564m
Pics du Vaccivier 3266m
Pics du Says 3420m

Measurements

Glacier des Rouies:

Surface: 1,6 km2
Volume: ? m3
Length: 2 km
Width: 1 Km
Thickness: e < ? m

Altitude: 2800m < a < 3500m

Glacier du Chardon

Surface: 1,2 km2
Volume: ? m3
Length: 2 km
Width: 0,5 Km
Thickness: e < ? m

Altitude: 2300m < a < 3000m

Glacier du Petit Chardon

Surface: 0,5 km2
Volume: ? m3
Length: 1,3 km
Width: 0,5 Km
Thickness: e < ? m

Altitude: 2300m < a < 3080m

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