Glacier de Moiry.

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The Moiry Glacier (French: Glacier de Moiry)

The Moirygletscher is a glacier in the southern valley end of the Val de Moiry, a tributary of the Anniviers. The glaciers in the Swiss Alps is 5 km long, an average of about 1 km wide and covers an area of ​​approximately 5 square kilometers.

Takes as its starting point the Moirygletscher on the northern edge of the Grand Cornier altitude of around 3800 m. M. From here it flows north, flanked by the Pointe de Bricola (3658 m above sea level. M.) and the Tsa de l'Ano (3368 m above sea level. M.) above sea level in the west and from the Bouquetins (up to 3627 m. M.) and the Pigne de la Lé (3396 m above sea level. M.) to the east. At the western base of the Pigne de la Lé overcomes the glacier a steep cliff, or he has a relatively uniform slope of 15 to 20%. The glacier is currently at an altitude of 2400 m above sea level. M. The Moirygletscher feeds the Gougra that is jammed in the Lac de Moiry and then flows into the Navisence. Current flows through the Anniviers and reached the Rhône at Sierre.

High Stadium in the Little Ice Age in the mid-19th Century the Moirygletscher still stretched from about 1 km downstream. On a rocky slope above the glacier east is the Cabane de Moiry, above a hut of the Swiss Alpine Club in 2825 m. M. It has a very nice view of the entire glacier.

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Comments (77)

Ivan Logvinov on November 13, 2012

Very impressive fantastic landscape!
Warm greetings from Russia!

K@rin on November 14, 2012

Hello to all dear Friends and visitors

thanks a lot for the wonderful lovely compliments , likes

special thanks for the YS , much appreciated,

warm greetings to you all and I try to make a return visit to your galleries as soon as possible , can be with a little delay..


Christos Theodorou on November 14, 2012

Dreamy view of a wonderful place - Kind regards.

K@rin on November 18, 2012

hello Christos thanks for the lovely comment and like, best wishes to you

Zygmunt Borowski on November 25, 2012

Beautiful shot of this glacier tongue. You had a very nice view of the magnificent valley. This mountain landscapes are always charming to me. like!

All the best to you, Zygmunt

K@rin on December 2, 2012

hello Zygmunt

thanks for the beautiful compliment and lovely comment with like ,

best wishes to you

Ela Vaida on December 3, 2012

Very beautiful mountain landscape. LIKE & VOTED !

Greetings, Ela.

K@rin on December 3, 2012

hello Ela

thanks a lot for the like and vote + very beautiful comment, best wishes to you

Majo 65 on December 3, 2012

Very nice capture.LIKE.Greetings from Slovakia,Majo

K@rin on December 11, 2012

Hello Majo

thanks for the very nice compliment and like , best wishes to you

hello dear Ruti many thanks for the magnificent comment and L + F , warm greetings to you

csiszerd on December 15, 2012

I really like the beautiful scenery and photo! Voted!

Greetings, Dezső

Chinappi on December 17, 2012


I LIKE and I VOTE for it.

I really found your photo in order to vote … not so easy …

More generally, you have a beautiful gallery.

I am very happy for your visit and your comments. Thank you very much for them.

See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.


zhsv on February 25, 2013

| Very nice picture. great !!! Regards from Minsk ! zhsv

Ofenhocker1 on March 27, 2013

A great shot, fantastic colors. You have a wonderful gallery with excellent photos. Kind regards from southern Germany. Stefan and L

K@rin on April 10, 2013

Hello Deszo and Bernard sorry for my late reply, thanks a lot for voting and lovely comments

Hello ZHSV thanks for the very nice compliment

Hello Stefan thanks for the very kind comment and wonderful compliment

best wishes to you all

Petr Chudoba on January 21

Excellent picture. Fine light, colors, framing, view. L & F. Friendly greetings, Petr

K@rin on January 23

Hello Petr , thanks for the excellent compliment with L and F,

we had a great day there back then,

best wishes to you

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  • Uploaded on November 1, 2012
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    by K@rin
    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2009/08/12 15:50:58
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