Kesselwandferner/Gepatschferner - Austria
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ice flow velocity
Kesselwandferner glacier is situated in Rofen Valley, Ötztal Alps, Austria, between 2800 and 3400 m. The records of mass balance and ice flow velocities are amongst the longest in the world. Right next to the glacier, an alpine hut is located. The area is accessible by foot or helicopter. The glaciers Kesselwandferner and Gepatschferner have been investigated for more than one century, with a broad range of subjects covered.
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