Aletsch Glacier

Page Type Page Type: Custom Object
Location Lat/Lon: 46.47570°N / 8.06396°E
Additional Information Object Type: Glacier


Aletsch Glacier (Aletschgletscher) is the largest glacier in the Alps.
This is a valley glacier.

Tributary glacier:

Mittelaletsch glacier
Zenbächen glacier
Driest glacier

Surrounding summits:

Gross Wannenhorn 3905m
Fieschergabelhorn 3876m
Kamm 3866m
Schönbühlhorn 3854m
klein Wannenhorn 3706m
Faulberg 3242m
Strahlhorn 3026m

Gross Fiescherhorn 4048m
Gross Grünhorn 4043m
Hinter Fiescherhorn 4025m
klein Grünhorn 3913m
Grünegghorn 3860m

Jungfrau 4158m
Mönch 4099m
Gletscherhorn 3983m
Rottalhorn 3969m
Ebnefluh 3962m
Trugberg 3933m
Mittaghorn 3895m

Aletschhorn 4195m
Dreieckhorn 3811m
Klein Aletschhorn 3755m
Sattelhorn 3741m
Geisshorn 3740m
Rotstock 3701m
Klein Dreieckhorn 3641m
Gross Fusshorn 3626m
Zenbachhorn 3386m
Olmenhorn 3314m


Surface: 117 km2
Volume: 27 000 000 000 m3
Length: 23 km
Width: 2 Km
Thickness: e < 900 m

Altitude: 1560m < a < 3800m

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