Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc

On the way to the glacier Blanc refuge, we dedicated one full day to discover the high mountains flora and the geology of the Ecrins range. Great for children and curious people, another way to be in the mountains !

Date: 
08/18/2012
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
Gypsophyllum repens
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
Cirsium spinisissimum
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
Minuartia biflora
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
Behind, Eriophorum scheuchzeri (white)
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
Migmatite polished by the glacier
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
The granite-gneiss interface at Pic Sans Nom (3913m)
Botany & geology at the Glacier Blanc
The basaltic vein of Fifre (3599m)