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Glaciers de Chauvet


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Location: Provence, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 44.54834°N / 6.84886°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glaciers de Chauvet


Page By: om

Created/Edited: Feb 22, 2011 / Feb 24, 2011

Object ID: 700361

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Chauvet glaciers are known to be very difficult to access and very dangerous because of unpredictable flows.

The lower part of the glacier is now covered with stones.

Picture of Chauvet glacier (on the right in two parts, on the left is Marinet glacier)
Picture with Chauvet glacier on the left.

Surrounding summits:

Aiguille de Chambeyron 3412m
Pointe de Chauvet 3320m
Aiguille de Chillol 3303m
Aiguille Grande 3051m


Surface: 0.34 km2
Volume: m3
Length: 1,5 km
Width: 0,25 km
Thickness: e < 40m

Altitude: 2820m < a < 3160m