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GLACIER "MANDRONE-ADAMELLO-SALARNO"
Risk type: ice avalanches

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Type:  Ice sheet
Country:  Italy
Region:  Trentino
Massif/Ice Cap:  Adamello
Municipality:  
Municipality code:  
Location:  
 
Latitude (, cent):  6 N
Longitude (, cent):  10.55267 E
Surface (km2):  12.38
Lenght (km):  5.4
Width (km):  0.9
Min. altitude (m):  2450
Max. altitude (m):  3436
Orientation ()  45
Slope ()  9

EVENT:  Date  5/9/1957 -  Date quality:   

Type:  Ice avalanches
Description  In the afternoon, 80.000-100.000 m3 of ice detached from the right tongue of Salarno glacier. The avalanche run on the glacier, and a great part of ice deposed out of glacier, stopping close to moraine of 1921.
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  Salarno glacier is diffluent from "Pian di Neve" (Adamello glacier) toward South-West. Its snout is at about 2600 m of altitude; its surface was 0.37 km2 in 1960.

DAMAGES    

Type:  None Description:

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Saibene C., 1959 - Relazioni sulla campagna glaciologica 1957 Boll. Comitato Glac. It. Serie II, n. 8, p. 288-289.

EVENT:  Date  29/8/1954 -  Date quality:   

Type:  Ice avalanches
Description  Ice fall from the snout of the glacier (some hundreds of cubic meters).
Effects:  
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  

DAMAGES    

Type:  None Description:

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Marchetti V., 1955 - Relazione sulla Campagna Glaciologica 1953. Boll. Comitato Glac. It. Serie II. N. 6, p. 203