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Spremembe prostornine Triglavskega ledenika = Changes in the volume of the Triglav glacier

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Author(s): Matej Gabrovec

Journal: Dela
ISSN 0354-0596

Issue: 18;
Start page: 133;
Date: 2002;
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Keywords: physical geography // glaciology | glaciers | measurement of glacier | Triglav glacier | Julian Alps | Slovenia

ABSTRACT
We compared a geodetic map of the Triglav glacier from 1952 to a topographicalmap from 2001 made using photogrammetric calculations from helicopter photographsto calculate changes in thickness and volume. Over fifty years, the glacierthinned in some places by more than thirty-five meters, and its volume decreasedto one fiftieth of its size in 1952.
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