Glaciers de Marinet

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Glaciers de Marinet
Created On: Feb 22, 2011
Last Edited On: Feb 22, 2011
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Description

Marinet glaciers are separated in two branch. The west branch is the main one.

Marinet West glacier is the southest alive glacier in the alps.
The lower part of the glacier is now covered with stones.


Surrounding summits:

Aiguille de Chambeyron 3412m
Aiguille de Chillol 3316m
Pointe des Cirques 3234m
Brec de l'Homme 3211m

Measurements

Marinet West glacier

Surface: 0.35 km2
Volume: 13 000 000 m3
Length: 1,40 km
Width: 0,42 km
Thickness: e < 80m

Altitude: 2550m < a < 3010m


Marinet East glacier

Surface: 0.14 km2
Volume: 3 000 000 m3
Length: 1 km
Width: 0,35 km
Thickness: e < 40m

Altitude: 2550m < a < 2940m






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