Grand glacier de Miage

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Aosta, Italy, Europe
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Grand glacier de Miage
Created On: Dec 10, 2010
Last Edited On: May 21, 2017
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Description

This is the second biggest glacier in Mont Blanc Group.
This is a typical valley glacier.


Tributary glaciers:

Glacier de Bionnassay
Glacier du Dôme
Glacier du mont Blanc

Surrounding summits:

Petit Mont blanc 3424m
Aiguille de Tré la Tête 3930m
Aiguille de Bionnassay 4052m
Piton des Italiens 4002m
Dôme du Goûter 4304m
Mont Blanc 4810m
Mont Blanc de Courmayeur 4748m
Pointe Louis Amédée 4460m
Mont Brouillard 4069m
Pointe Baretti 4013m

Measurements

Surface: 11 km2
Volume: 1 320 000 000 m3
Length: 9 km
Thickness: 150m < e < 400m

Altitude: 1770m < a < 3800m

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