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Glaciers de Marinet

 
Glaciers de Marinet

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Location: Provence, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 44.55048°N / 6.86341°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Glaciers de Marinet

 

Page By: om

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

Object ID: 700321

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Description

Marinet glaciers are separated in two branch. The west branch is the main one.

Marinet West glacier is the southest alive glacier in the alps.
The lower part of the glacier is now covered with stones.


Surrounding summits:

Aiguille de Chambeyron 3412m
Aiguille de Chillol 3316m
Pointe des Cirques 3234m
Brec de l'Homme 3211m

Measurements

Marinet West glacier

Surface: 0.35 km2
Volume: 13 000 000 m3
Length: 1,40 km
Width: 0,42 km
Thickness: e < 80m

Altitude: 2550m < a < 3010m


Marinet East glacier

Surface: 0.14 km2
Volume: 3 000 000 m3
Length: 1 km
Width: 0,35 km
Thickness: e < 40m

Altitude: 2550m < a < 2940m

Images

Marinet LakesMarinet Lakes from Aiguille Large\' summitAiguille de ChambeyronAiguille de ChambeyronAiguille de Chambeyron,...Lac du glacier de Marinet<br />
...Brec de l\'Homme
Marinet glacierAiguille de Chambeyron