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Mont Blanc shrinks 38 cm, new height is 4810.06m

Postby Diego Sahagún » Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:26 am

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Re: Mont Blanc shrinks 38 cm, new height is 4810.06m

Postby Diego Sahagún » Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:11 am

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Re: Mont Blanc shrinks 38 cm, new height is 4810.06m

Postby rgg » Fri Sep 20, 2013 6:55 pm

Ahem... perhaps that the snow cave that Mark and I dug up there earlier this summer has something to do with this? Mark has already confessed earlier: Alps International Expedition 2013. Mind you, we were just off the actual summit, just a little bit towards Mont Blanc de Courmayeur, so that we wouldn't suddenly be woken up by the first summiteers of the day falling into our hole. But maybe our hole got filled up somehow with snow sliding off the summit...
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Re: Mont Blanc shrinks 38 cm, new height is 4810.06m

Postby Diego Sahagún » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:48 pm


Plus les précipitations sont fortes et le vent faible, et plus la neige s'accumule en altitude, faisant grossir la calotte glaciaire qui recouvre le pic rocheux (culminant à 4.792 mètres).

So there is a snow layer of 18 m!
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