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Calderone glacier

The Calderone glacier, located in the Apennine mountains in Abruzzo, Italy. Found in the Gran Sasso mountain group dItalia, he is under the Corno Grande, the highest peak of the Apennines. With the disappearance of the corral de La Veleta glacier ...

                                               

Kangshung Glacier

The Kangshung glacier is one of the three main glaciers of mount Everest, and the Tibetan region of the Himalayas, in the Tibetan Autonomous region of China. Two other Khumbu glacier, the flannelette glacier.

                                               

Kolka Glacier

The glacier Kolka glacier in North Ossetia, Russia, near mount Kazbek, is known for its surging properties. The latest and most powerful surge took place on 20 September 2002, killing at least 125 people.

                                               

Khumbu Glacier

Khumbu glacier is the Khumbu, Nepal in the North-East between mount Everest and Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. With a height of 4.900 m at the end point to 7.600 m at its source, it is the worlds highest glacier. The Khumbu glacier is used for the final pa ...

                                               

Marmolada Glacier

The Marmolada glacier is located on the mountain Marmolada in the district of Trentino, Italy. This is the only glacier in the Dolomites section. During the First world war, the front line between Austrian and Italian forces ran over Marmolada, a ...

                                               

Matanuska Glacier

Matanuska glacier is a glacier valley in the U.S. state of Alaska. At 27 miles long and 4 miles wide, is the largest glacier accessible by car in the United States. His ultimate feeds the river Matanuska. It is located near the Glenn highway abou ...

                                               

Medvezhiy Glacier

The Bear glacier is an Alpine glacier in Tajikistan. The glacier is located on the Western slope of the Academy of Sciences ridge in the heart of the Pamir mountains.

                                               

Mendenhall Glacier

Glacier Mendenhall glacier is approximately 13.6 miles long located in Mendenhall valley, about 12 km from downtown Juneau in the Southeast of the U.S. state of Alaska. The glacier and surrounding landscape is protected as part of 5.815 acres of ...

                                               

Morteratsch Glacier

The Morteratsch glacier is the largest glacier by area in the Bernina to the vineyards of bundner Alps in Switzerland. It is, just after pasterze glacier and Gepatschferner, the third largest and by volume 1.2 km 3 is the most massive glacier in ...

                                               

Oberaletsch Glacier

Oberaletsch glacier, the valley on the southern slope of the Bernese Alps, in the Canton of Valais. It had a length of 9 km with an average width of nearly 1 km and an area of about 22 km 2 in 1973. The Oberaletsch glacier system consists of two ...

                                               

Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno glacier is a glacier located in the National Park Los Glaciares in the South-West of the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. This is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Argentine Patagonia. 250 km 2 97 sq Mi the form ...

                                               

Rongbuk Glacier

The flannelette glacier is located in the Himalayas in southern Tibet. Two large tributary glaciers, the East glacier and West flannelette glaciers that flow into the main glacier, the flannelette. It flows North and forms a flannelette valley to ...

                                               

Saskatchewan Glacier

The Saskatchewan glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, approximately 120 km Northwest of Banff, and can be accessed from eisfeldt Parkway. The Saskatchewan glacier is the largest outflow glacier from the Columbia icefield, w ...

                                               

Tyndall Glacier (Chile)

The Tyndall glacier or glacier trail is one of the largest glaciers of the southern Patagonian ice field. It is located in the National Park Torres del Paine, Chile. The glacier has its main calving front in Geikie lake and like its neighbor, the ...

                                               

Tungnafellsjokull

Tungnafellsjokull glacier and volcano in Iceland. It has a height of 1.535 meters and is located to the North-West of the glacier vatnajokull.

                                               

Fiescher Glacier

Fisher glacier is a mountain-Valley glacier on the southern slope of the Bernese Alps in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. 16 km in length, is the second longest glacier in the Alps. The glacier covers an area of 33 km2. The starting point of th ...

                                               

Folgefonna

Folgefonna is a collective term for three plateau glaciers in Hardanger Hordaland, Norway. They are located on the Folgefonna Peninsula in the municipalities of odda, Jundal, Kvinnherad and etne. Three glaciers: Court for the southern Folgefonna, ...

                                               

Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard glacier is a glacier located in Eastern Alaska and part of Yukon, Canada and named Gardiner Hubbard. The longest source for Hubbard glacier occurs 122 km 76 km from its snout and is located at an altitude of about 61°00 North latitude 140 ...

                                               

Hispar Glacier

Hispar glacier is a 49 km glacier in the Karakoram mountains of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan which meets the 63 km of the Biafo glacier at the Hispar La at the height of 5.128 m to create the worlds longest glacial system outside the polar regions.

                                               

Tsaneri Glacier

Tsaneri is a mountain-Valley glacier located on the southern slope of the greater Caucasus mountain range in Svaneti, Georgia. The glacier lies at and above the source of the river Mulkhra. The length of the Tsaneri glacier is 11.2 km, and its ar ...

                                               

Exit Glacier

Exit glacier is a glacier derived from the Harding icefield in the Kenai mountains, Alaska is one of Kenai fjords national parks main attractions. This is one of the most accessible glaciers in the valley in Alaska and is the visible indicator of ...

                                               

Ayles Ice Shelf

The ayles ice shelf was one of six major ice shelves in Canada, on the Northern coast of Ellesmere island, Nunavut. Ice shelf broke away from the shore on August 13, 2005, forming a giant ice island 37 metres thick and with a size of about 14 km ...

                                               

Aletsch Glacier

The Aletsch glacier or Great Aletsch glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps. It has a length of about 23 km, approximately the amount at 15.4 km 3, and covers approximately 81.7 km 2 in the Eastern Bernese Alps in the Swiss Canton of Valais. Th ...

                                               

Devdaraki

Devdaraki glacier valley located on the North-Eastern slope of the mountain. Kazbek. Length of the glacier is 5.5 km and its surface area is 7.13 km2. The tongue of the glacier descends Devdaraki to 2.300 metres above sea level. Devdaraki known f ...

                                               

West Ice Shelf

The Western ice shelf ice shelf is known about 288 km in the direction East-West along the Bank of the Leopold and Astrid in East Antarctica between barrier Bay and Posadowsky Bay. It was discovered and named the first German expedition to Antarc ...

                                               

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia icefield is the largest ice rink in the Rocky mountains. Located in the canadian Rockies astride the continental divide on the border of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada, the ice field lies partly in the northwestern tip of Banff ...

                                               

Axel Heiberg Glacier

Glacier Axel Heiberg in Antarctica, glacier, valley, 30 NMI long, descending from the high mountain plateaus of Antarctica in the Ross ice shelf between Herbert range and the mountains of don Pedro Christophersen in the mountains of Queen Maud. T ...

                                               

Amundsen Glacier

Amundsen glacier is a major Antarctic glacier, about 7 to 11 km wide and 150 km long, originating on the polar plateau where it drains the area to the South and West of Nilsen plateau, and descend into the Queen Maud mountains to enter the Ross i ...

                                               

Beardmore Glacier

The Beardmore glacier in Antarctica is one of the largest valley glaciers in the world, being 200 km and a width of 40 km It descends about 2.200 m from the Antarctic plateau into the Ross ice shelf and is bordered by a range of Commonwealth the ...

                                               

Russian Geographical Society Glacier

The glacier of the Russian geographic society in the East of Tajikistan, in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous region. It is located in the Pamir mountains, near the peak of Independence, on approx. 38.6°N 72.3°E / 38.6, 72.3.

                                               

Johns Hopkins Glacier

The Johns Hopkins glacier is 12 km long glacier located in glacier national Park Bay and preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska. It starts on the Eastern slope Lituya mountain and mount Salisbury, and trends East to the head of the inlet, Johns Hop ...

                                               

Karpinsky Glacier

Karpinskogo glacier or ice, also known as mount Karpinsky, a large ice cap on October revolution island, Severnaya Zemlya, Russian Federation. It was named after Aleksandr Petrovich Karpinsky, a Russian geologist.

                                               

Cook Ice Cap

The cook ice sheet or glacier to prepare a large ice sheet on the Kerguelen Islands in the French southern territories area of the Far southern Indian ocean.

                                               

Lambert Glacier

The Lambert glacier is a major glacier in East Antarctica. A width of about 50 km, 250 miles in length, and about 2.500 m deep, it holds the Guinness world record for the worlds largest glacier. It takes 8% of the Antarctic ice sheet to the East ...

                                               

Nordenskioldbreen

Nordenskioldbreen glacier in Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It is named after the Finnish geologist Adolf Erik nordenskiöld.

                                               

Petermann Glacier

The Petermann glacier is a large glacier located in North-West Greenland to the East of NARES Strait. It connects the Greenland ice sheet with the Arctic ocean at 81°10 North latitude, near Hans island. The glacier and its fjord, named after the ...

                                               

Posadowsky Glacier (Antarctica)

Posadowsky glacier, about 9 nautical miles long, flowing from North to Posadowsky Bay immediately East of Gaussberg. Posadowsky Bay-open Bay located to the East of the West ice shelf and out to the Davis sea in the land of Kaiser Wilhelm the Seco ...

                                               

Potanin Glacier

Potanin glacier-the longest glacier in Mongolia, its long about 14 kilometres and located in the mountain Bogdo Altai Tavan in the Altai mountains. The glacier is named after Explorer Grigory Potanin. Like many other glaciers in the world-the Pot ...

                                               

Tasman Glacier

Glacier Haupapa / Tasman, the largest glacier in New Zealand, and one of several major glaciers that flow South and East towards the Mackenzie basin from the Southern Alps in New Zealand South island.

                                               

Thwaites Glacier

The Thwaites glacier, sometimes called the glacier of light, is unusually broad and fast Antarctic glacier pine island into the Bay, part of the Amundsen sea, East of mount Murphy, on the Walgreen coast of the Land Marie Byrd. Its surface speed e ...

                                               

Fedchenko Glacier

The Fedchenko glacier is a large glacier in shuleshko range, in the Pamir mountains, North-Central Gorno-Badakhshan region of Tajikistan. The glacier is long and narrow, currently with a length of 77 km and area of over 700 square kilometers. It ...

                                               

Fox Glacier

Fox glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe is a 13-km temperate Maritime glacier located in Westland tai Poutini national Park on the West coast of the South island of New Zealand. It was named in 1872 after a visit by the then Prime Minister of New Zealand ...

                                               

Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef glacier / Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere is 12 km temperate Maritime glacier located in Westland national Park, tai Poutini on the West coast of the South island of New Zealand. Together with the Fox Glacier 20 km to the South, and the th ...

                                               

Shackleton Glacier

Shackleton glacier is a major Antarctic glacier, over 96 km in length and from 8 to 16 km wide, descending from the Polar plateau in the vicinity of Roberts massif and flowing North through the mountains of Queen Maud to enter the Ross ice shelf ...

                                               

Glaciers of Georgia

The spatial distribution of modern glaciers in the territory of Georgia due to the peculiarities of the atmospheric processes, the morphological and morphometric terrain and their interaction. The main centers of glaciation are associated with hi ...

                                               

List of glaciers in Iceland

Glaciers and ice caps of Iceland cover about 11% of the countrys territory and has a significant impact on the landscape and meteorology. Glaciers also contributes to the Icelandic economy, with tourists flocking to the country to see the glacier ...

                                               

Crevasse

A crevasse is a deep crack or fracture is found in an ice sheet or glacier, in contrast to the slit, which forms in rock. Form cracks due to movement and resulting stress associated with the shear stress generated when two semi-rigid pieces above ...

                                               

Retreat of glaciers since 1850

The retreat of glaciers since 1850 affects the availability of fresh water for irrigation and domestic use, mountain recreation, animals and plants that depend on glacier melting, and, in the long run, the level of the oceans. Studied by glaciolo ...

                                               

Last Glacial Period

The last glacial period occurred from the end of Aesculo until the end of the late Dryas, covering the period C. 115.000 – si. 11.700 years ago. This latest ice age is part of a broader pattern of glacial and interglacial periods known as the Qua ...

                                               

Glacier (disambiguation)

Glacier, Washington, a census-designated place in Whatcom County, Washington. Glacier national Park US, Montana. Glacier County, Montana, in Northwest Montana, near the us-canadian border. The peak of the glacier, the mountains in the North casca ...

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