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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

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