Kesselwandferner, Alps

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Kesselwandferner, Alps

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For additional information on the status of the glacier and on data relating to annual mass balance and other measurements, visit the WGMS Fluctuations of Glaciers Browser.

FACTS:

  • Political unit: AT
  • WGMS ID: 507
  • Latitude: 46.84°N
  • Longitude: 10.79°E
  • Height min: 2750 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 3500 m a.s.l.
  • Measurement types: MASS BALANCE, THICKNESS CHANGE & FRONT VARIATION
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Kesselwandferner in September 2005 (taken by Wikimedia user: CACTUS26 on 09/09/2005)

Kesselwandferner in September 2005 (taken by Wikimedia user: CACTUS26 on 09/09/2005)

Terrestrial and satellite map of Kesselwandferner (Google Maps)

Kesselwandferner Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Kesselwandferner Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1952/53:

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Additional data available: Front Variation (FV), Thickness Change (TC) and Glacier Outlines:

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last change 3/11/2016