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Rock glaciers, Upper Engadin, Switzerland
Entry ID: GGD288

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Abstract: The investigated region is called Upper Engadin and is situated in the Eastern part of the Swiss Alps. The area is characterized by a high situated valley floor with an average altitude of 1700 m asl. This valley has a very smooth slope in the direction from SW to NE and is characterized by the river Inn and some larger lakes (Lake Sils, Lake Silvaplana, Lake Champfer and Lake St. Moritz). At ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.55   S: 46.37   E: 9.97   W: 9.73

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hoelzle, M
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers, Upper Engadin, Switzerland
Dataset Series Name: GGD288
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-07-01
Stop Date: 1988-07-31
Data Center
Frozen Ground Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 41 1 635 5139
Fax: 41 4 635 6848
Email: hoelzle at, hoelzle at
Contact Address:
University of Zurich
Department of Geography, Physical Geography Division
Winterthurerstr. 190
City: Zurich
Postal Code: CH-8057
Country: Switzerland
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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