Bodies Of 3 Climbers Still Roped Together Found On Miage Glacier On Mont Blanc

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Miage Glacier, Mont Blanc – A French climber discovered the bodies of 3 climbers still roped together on the Miage Glacier on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc massif. At this point, little is known about the climbers, but it is thought that the deaths occurred in the 1990’s.

Mont Blanc From The AIr | Pixabay Image
Mont Blanc From The AIr | Pixabay Image

According to the BBC.com, “the French climber also found a wallet with a German identity card issued in 1995 to a 23-year-old man.” Rescuers will attempt to recover the bodies.

The Miage Glacier is Italy’s longest glacier with a total area of roughly 11 square kilometers. (Wikipedia.com). For photos of the Miage Glacier, visit SwissEduc.ch.

Early in 2017, other bodies were found in melting glaciers the Alps. Read more about those discoveries in the following posts:



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