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Rock glaciers in the Pyrenees, Spain and France
Entry ID: GGD285

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Abstract: This study and inventory of active rock glaciers was carried out by means of the usual techniques used in the study of alpine permafrost. First, the rock glaciers were located by means of aerial photography and field work. Second, a detailed geomorphological map was prepared, to detect the active processes in each rock glacier. This includes geotransect and surface analysis (clast roundness, clast ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.83   S: 42.33   E: 0.92   W: -0.33

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Martinez de Pison, E., J. Lopez-Martinez, and J. Duran.
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers in the Pyrenees, Spain and France
Dataset Series Name: GGD285
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: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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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 Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 34 1 397 4513
Email: emartinez at
Contact Address:
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Dpto. Geografia
ERHIN Program, D.G.O.H., Environment National Ministry
City: Madrid
Postal Code: 28049
Country: Spain
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AGUDO, C., SERRANO, E., MARTINEZ DE PISON, E.(1990).-'El glaciar rocoso activo de los Gemelos en el Macizo del Posets (Pirineo Aragones)'. Cuaternario y Geomorfologa. vol. 3, nr 1-4:83-91. In Spanish, abstract in English. ANGELY, A.G.(1967).-'Anciens glaciers dans l'est des Pyrenees centrales'. Revue Geographique des Pyrenees et du Sud Ouest, 38(1): 5-28. In French. CAZENAVE-PIARROT, F., TIHAY, ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-05-01