Glaciers of the Alps

Hintereisferner

With a surface area of 9 km2 and a length of 10 km Hintereisferner is one of the biggest glaciers in Tyrol.

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Hintereisferner from NW, with Weißkugel (3739m); Bernina group in the far distance.
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Hinereisferner and Langtauferer-Jochferner (on the right).
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Weißkugel (3739m, left) and Langtauferer Spitze (3528m, right); left Hintereisferner.
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Accumulation area of Hintereisferner and Weißkugel (3739m).
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Ablation area of Hintereisferner from NW; Hochjochferner far left.
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So-called "Eiswände", a mountain glacier north of the tongue of Hintereisferner.
Aerial photos 9th September 2008, Jakob Abermann, University of Innsbruck.