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GLACIER "ROCHEMELON"
Risk type: miscellaneous

Glacier list | Statistics
 

Type:  Ice cap
Country:  France
Region:  Savoie
Massif/Ice Cap:  Mont Blanc
Municipality:  
Municipality code:  
Location:  on the frontier between Maurienne and Italy, in the Ribon valley
 
Latitude (, cent):  
Longitude (, cent):  
Surface (km2):  2.5
Lenght (km):  3
Width (km):  
Min. altitude (m):  2800
Max. altitude (m):  3300
Orientation ()  
Slope ()  9

EVENT:  Date  // -  Date quality:   

Type:  Glacier flood (contain both lakes and water pocket)
Description  breaking up of the morainic dam (renard, flooding). Strong hazard/risk
Effects:  strong vulnerability in the valley of Suse
Deaths(#)  0
Injuried (#)  0
Note  the quality of the information is low; the lack of details prevent to determine the phenomenon

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