Ghiacciaio del Lys

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Aosta, Italy, Europe
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Glacier
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Ghiacciaio del Lys
Created On: Dec 10, 2010
Last Edited On: Dec 10, 2010
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Description

This is one of the biggest glacier on the Italian side of the Alps.
This is a valley glacier. The two main branch are Occidental Lys glacier and Oriental Lys glacier.

Lys is the name of the river springing from the glacier


Surrounding summits:

Lyskamm 4527 m,
Balmenhorn 4167 m
Ludwigshöhe 4342 m
Piramide Vincent 4215 m

Measurements

Surface: 11 km2
Volume: m3
Length: 6 km
Thickness: m < e < m

Altitude: 1300m < a < 4248m

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