Glacier du Tour

Page Type Page Type: Custom Object
Location Lat/Lon: 45.98778°N / 6.99640°E
Additional Information Object Type: Glacier


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


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

Altitude: 2200m < a < 3250m

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