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GLACIER "PATRI; PENE BLANCHE"
Risk type: glacier flood and ice avalanches

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Cirque glacier
Country:  Italy
Region:  Aosta Valley
Massif/Ice Cap:  Gran Paradiso
Municipality:  Cogne
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  45.55 N
Longitude (, cent):  7.35 E
Surface (km2):  0.616
Lenght (km):  1.15
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  2855
Max. altitude (m):  3535
Orientation ()  315
Slope ()  31

EVENT:  Date  // -  Date quality:800 circa   

Type:  Glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)
Description  Emptying of internal water pocket.
Effects:  Destruction (probable) of Erfolet village.
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  

DAMAGES    

Type:  Buildings Description:

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Beschel R., 1958 - Ricerche lichenometriche sulle morene del Gruppo del Gran Paradiso. Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, n.s., LXV(3), p. 538-591.
Druetti A., 1897 - Ricerche sui fenomeni glaciali nel Gruppo del Gran Paradiso. Boll. Club Alpino It. XXX, n. 63, p. 295-321

EVENT:  Date  // -  Date quality:1933 o 1934   

Type:  Ice avalanches
Description  An ice and snow avalanche detached from the hanging tongue of glacier, and, passing below the Money huts, reached Valnonety stream.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  On 24th August 1934 the snow accumulation cone was still several meters thick near Valnontey stream.

DAMAGES    

Type:  None Description:

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Peretti L., 1935 - Relazione sulla Campagna Glaciologica 1935 Boll. Comitato Glac. It. Serie I, n. 15, p. 163