Antizana glacier - Ecuador

Basic Information

Site Name: 

Antizana glacier

Site Code: 

CZO_FR_EU_CRYOBS_09

Country (Site Location): 

Ecuador

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General Site Description: 

Antizana 15 alpha Glacier is one of the 17 tongues of the Antizana volcanoe in Ecuador, from 4820 to 5760 m a.s.l..

UUID: 

a4a80312-9bfd-42fc-8101-4e222c1a90ca
General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

existing

Year Established: 

1994

Size : 

29.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

All the series on Antizana glacier (ANZ) are unique and necessary for glaciological studies. They permit to calibrate models in order to determine future glacier evolution. Antizana data are also unique to test hydrological model in the catchment. ANZ has also been a site to develop and test instruments, methods and models.

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Coordinates: 

Latitude: -0.480000000000
Longitude: -78.140000000000