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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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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


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


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