Hallstätter Glacier - Austria

Basic Information
Site Name
Hallstätter Glacier
Short name
Hallstätter Glacier
Country
Austria
Site Manager
Site Description
The Hallstätter Glacier is the largest glacier in the northern Limestone Alps. The Hallstätter Glacier is oriented to the northeast and is bordered by Rock walls. The Large plateau above 2550 m.a.s.l. is connected by three short tongues. The largest altitude zone in terms of area is between 2550 m and 2600m. The highest point of the glacier is at 2905 m, the lowest point is on 2240 m. With an area of 2.623 km² (glacier boundary 2020), the glacier lost half of its extent compared to the glacier peak in 1856. In the past 10years, the area has increased by around 13 %.
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2022-03-01 01:03:21

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2006
Observed properties
Photos
Hallstätter Glacier (© Klaus Reingruber)

Hallstätter Glacier (© Klaus Reingruber)

Geographic
Elevation (average)
2550.00msl
Elevation (min)
2240.00msl
Elevation (max)
2905.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) (WGMS ID: 535)The affiliation of this site with "World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
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