Complex rock glaciers

Complex rock glacier, partially active, partially inactive, Steinigkarle,
western Ötztal Alps

Complex rock glacier with a very broad
root zone and a tongue-shaped snout,
Beilkar, Schobergruppe,
Hohe Tauern National Park
(Photo by H. Lang)
Complex rock glacier composed of a bigger lobe (left)
with a thick and steep, grey colored front slope, and
a smaller lobe (right) with a brownish-colored front slope,
Innere Ölgrube (Kaunergrat), western Ötztal Alps

Rock glacier working group
Institute for Geology and Paleontology
University of Innsbruck