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GLACIER "GEMELLI DI BAN"
Risk type: glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Cirque glacier
Country:  Italy
Region:  Piemonte
Massif/Ice Cap:  Arbola
Municipality:  Formazza
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  6.068 N
Longitude (, cent):  8.36567 E
Surface (km2):  0.48
Lenght (km):  1.1
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  2620
Max. altitude (m):  2890
Orientation ()  360
Slope ()  11

EVENT:  Date  /10/1971 -  Date quality:   

Type:  Glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)
Description  Emptying of the proglacial lake, through the morain. Water reached its maximum level in August. At the date of the event the lake was already iced (some cm of thickness). The author notice that another similar event occurred also some years before.
Effects:  Floating icebergs were spread on the morain in front of the glacier.
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
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DAMAGES    

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BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Silvestri P., 1971 - Relazione sulla Campagna Glaciologica Italiana 1971 Boll. Comitato Glac. It. Serie Ii, N.19, p. 123.