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Glacier Noir
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Glacier Noir

 
Glacier Noir

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Location: Dauphiné, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 44.91765°N / 6.39130°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glacier Noir

 

Page By: om

Created/Edited: Mar 10, 2011 / Mar 10, 2011

Object ID: 703730

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Description

Glacier Noir is Barre des Ecrins south side and Ailefroide-Pelvoux north side glacier. Most of the glacier is covered with stones.
The glacier is made of 2 Branches, the north one on the Ecrins side, the south one on the Ailefroide-Pelvoux side.

This is the second biggest glacier in Ecrins range.
This is a valley glacier.

Tributary glacier:

Glacier de la Grande Sagne
Glacier des Barres


Surrounding summits:

Pic de Chamoissière 3207m
Pic du Dragon 3229m
Pointe du Serre Soubeyran 3472m
Pointe Frendo 3525m
Petite Sagne 3611m
Pointe de la Grande Sagne 3660m
Pointe Mettrier 3620m
Barre Noire 3661m
Barre des Ecrins 4102m
Le Fifre 3699m
Pic Coolidge 3775m
Ailefroide Occidentale 3954m
Ailefroide Centrale 3927m
Ailefroide Orientale 3847m
Pic sans Nom 3914m
Aiguille du Pelvoux 3684m
Pointe Puiseux 3943m
Pointe Durand 3932m

Measurements

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

Altitude: 2250m < a < 3200m

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