Glacier d'Argentière

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Savoie, France, Europe
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Glacier d'Argentière
Created On: Nov 24, 2010
Last Edited On: Dec 10, 2010
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Description

This is the second biggest glacier in Mont Blanc Group.
This is a valley glacier.
L'Argentière is the name of the closest village.


Tributary glaciers:

Glacier Rouge du Dolent
Glacier du Tour Noir
Glacier des Améthystes
Glacier du Milieu
Glacier du Chardonnet


Surrounding summits:

Aiguille du Chardonnet 3824m
Mont Dolent 3800m
Aiguille de Triolet 3307m
Courtes 3856m
Droites 4000m
Grande Rocheuse 4102m
Aiguille Verte 4122m

Measurements

Surface: 14 km2
Volume: 1 500 000 000 m3
Length: 9 km
Thickness: 100m < e < 300m

Altitude: 1550m < a < 3150m