Glacier du Tour

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Savoie, France, Europe
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Glacier
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Glacier du Tour
Created On: Nov 24, 2010
Last Edited On: Nov 24, 2010
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Description

This is a "valley" glacier becoming a "cirque" glacier.
Le Tour is the name of the closest village.

Surrounding summits:

Aiguille du Tour 3540m
La Grande Fourche 3619m
Aiguille du Chardonnet 3824m

Measurements

Surface: 8 km2
Volume: 650 000 000 m3
Length: 5 km
Thickness: 40m < e < 80m

Altitude: 2200m < a < 3250m