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Petit glacier de Miage
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Petit glacier de Miage

 
Petit glacier de Miage

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Location: Savoie, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.82700°N / 6.80000°E

Object Type: Glacier

Object Title: Petit glacier de Miage

 

Page By: om

Created/Edited: Dec 10, 2010 / Dec 12, 2010

Object ID: 683952

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Description

Petit Glacier de Miage is in France, on the west side of Miage pass. The "big" Miage glacier is in italy on the other side of Miage Pass.
Petit Glacier de Miage is the slope glacier on Aiguille de Bionnassay south side. It has been a valley glacier in the past.


Tributary glaciers:

Glacier de Tricot Length: 0.5 km
Glacier de Covagnet e=20m ; Length: 1.7 km

Independant glacier (but so close to Covagnet glacier):
Glacier d'Armencette e=20m ; Length: 1.7 km

Surrounding summits:

Aiguille de Tricot
Aiguille de Bionnassay
Dômes de Miage

Measurements

Surface: 1.4 km2
Volume: 50 000 000 m3
Length: 2.7 km
Thickness: e < 40m

Altitude: 2300m < a < 3500m

Images

Glacier de MiageGlacier de MiageCovagnet GlacierArmancette GlacierMiage PassArmancette GlacierDôme de Miage
Dômes de Miage