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GLACIER "GRANDE DI VERRA"
Risk type: glacier length changes

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Valley glacier
Country:  Italy
Region:  Aosta Valley
Massif/Ice Cap:  Monte Rosa
Municipality:  Ayas
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  45.94 N
Longitude (, cent):  7.76 E
Surface (km2):  7.282
Lenght (km):  5.1
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  2540
Max. altitude (m):  4220
Orientation ()  180
Slope ()  18

EVENT:  Date  //1913 -  Date quality:   

Type:  Ice avalanches
Description  Fall of debris from medial moraine to the external side of the lateral one.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  

DAMAGES    

Type:  None Description:

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Monterin U., 1914 - Osservazioni sui Ghiacciai del Gruppo del Monte Rosa nel versante d'Ayas e di Gressoney. Bolle. Comitato Glac. It. Serie I, n. 1, p. 81-103.

EVENT:  Date  // -  Date quality:Middle Age   

Type:  Glacier length changes
Description  Advance of glacier.
Effects:  Probable destruction of a village (?).
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  

DAMAGES    

Type:  Buildings Description:

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Monterin U., 1936 - Il clima delle Alpi ha mutato in questa epoca storica? Boll. Comit. Glac. It. Serie I, n. 16, p. 57-107