Glaciers de Marinet

Glaciers de Marinet

Page Type: Custom Object
Lat/Lon: 44.55048°N / 6.86341°E
Object Type: Glacier

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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