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Vadret dal Cambrena

Introduction

Location: Bernina Mountains, near Berninapass, 796.500 / 141.000 ; length (1973): 1.9 km; orientation: north; surface area (1973): 1.82 km2
Keywords: hanging glacier which can easily be seen from Berninapass (road, train station); rapid recession of tongue, disapearing ice aprons on rock walls in the accumulation area (evidence for melting permafrost).
Photo Joachim Wolff