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GLACIER "MONTE GIOVE E"
Risk type: glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  
Country:  Italy
Region:  Piemonte
Massif/Ice Cap:  Monte Leone
Municipality:  
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  6.034 N
Longitude (, cent):  8.40256 E
Surface (km2):  0.12
Lenght (km):  0.45
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  2320
Max. altitude (m):  2500
Orientation ()  360
Slope ()  24

EVENT:  Date  24/8/1987 -  Date quality:   

Type:  Glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)
Description  Warm temperatures caused heavy precipitations also at high altitude. A debris flow origined from the frontal moraine, and covered 3 km reaching the alluvial cone of Vannino stream.
Effects:  A camping was damaged on the alluvial-cone in Formazza-Valdo.
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
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DAMAGES    

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BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Mortara G., Dutto F., Godone F., 1995 - Effetti degli eventi alluvionali nell'ambiente proglaciale: la sovraincisione della morena del ghiacciaio del Mulinet (Stura di Valgrande, Alpi Graie). Geogr. Fis. Dinam. Quat., 18, II serie, p. 295-304.