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Glacier du Tour
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Glacier du Tour

 
Glacier du Tour

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Location: Savoie, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.98778°N / 6.99640°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glacier du Tour

 

Page By: om

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

Object ID: 680912

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Description

This is a "valley" glacier becoming a "cirque" glacier.
Le Tour is the name of the closest village.

Surrounding summits:

Aiguille du Tour 3540m
La Grande Fourche 3619m
Aiguille du Chardonnet 3824m

Measurements

Surface: 8 km2
Volume: 650 000 000 m3
Length: 5 km
Thickness: 40m < e < 80m

Altitude: 2200m < a < 3250m

Images

Aiguille de Chardonnet and Glacier du TourAiguille de ChardonnetFrench AlpsPanorama of the Mont Blanc rangeAiguille du ChardonnetNE side of Aig Verte, seen...Glacier du Tour.
Glacier du Tour.Glacier du Tourthe old refuge Albert Ier...the Group of the Aiguille du TourGlacier du TourGlacier du TourAiguille du Tour
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