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Glacier du Trient
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Glacier du Trient

 
Glacier du Trient

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Location: Valais, Switzerland, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.99315°N / 7.03056°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glacier du Trient

 

Page By: om

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

Object ID: 680913

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Description

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

Surrounding summits:

Aiguille du Tour 3540 m
Aiguilles Dorées 3519 m
Point d’Orny 3271 m

Measurements

Surface: 6.5 km2
Volume: 900 000 000 m3
Length: 5 km
Thickness: 100 < e < 150m

Altitude: 1800m < a < 3400m

Images

Col Superieur du TourGl.  du TrientGl.  du TrientAiguille de TourAig Du Tour in the back...Glacier du TrientThe Aiguille du Tour from Le...
In front of the Aiguille du...The Aguille du Tour from the...East side of Mt Blanc massifTrient GlacierJuly, 2000. Approaching the...