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GLACIER "SCHWERTECKKEES"
Risk type: ice avalanches

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Cirque glacier
Country:  Austria
Region:  Carinthia
Massif/Ice Cap:  Gro▀glockner mountains
Municipality:  Heiligenblut
Municipality code:  
Location:  The glacier is situated north-east of Schwerteck (3247 m) near to Gro▀glockner (3798 m) and is split up in three seperate pieces.
 
Latitude (░, cent):  47.07 N
Longitude (░, cent):  12.73 E
Surface (km2):  1
Lenght (km):  1.2
Width (km):  1.8
Min. altitude (m):  2670
Max. altitude (m):  3230
Orientation (░)  50
Slope (░)  28

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Type:  Ice avalanches
Description  During little iceage seracs were used to fall down in a lake at the right arm of the tongue of Pasterzenglacier
Effects:  not known
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
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BIBLIOGRAPHY 

PASCHINGER, V, 1948 - Pasterzenstudien XI.Sonderheft der Carinthia II. Klagenfurt 119 S