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December 28, 2015

Lex Blanche Glacier Recession, Mont Blanc Massif, Italy

Lex Blanche Glacier (Lb) comparison in a 1990 and 2015 Landsat image.  Red arrow indicates 1990 terminus, yellow arrow the 2015 terminus and the purple arrow a separated tributary. Debris covered Miage Glacier (M) is adjacent.  Lex Blanche Glacier descends from 3500 m on the southeast flank the Aiguille de Glaciers of the Mont Blanc Massif into the Vale Veny of Italy. The glacier is adjacent to Miage Glacier (M). The …