Institution(s): 1. IRAP
We present an analysis of 51 cold dust clouds in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) that were identified in the Planck all-sky survey data and included in the recently released Planck Catalogue of Galactic Cold Clumps. As a sample of cold, dense, well-shielded regions that were identified independently of their HI and CO emission, these clouds are of considerable interest for studying the early phases of star formation in the LMC. Here we present an overview of their unusual spatial distribution within the LMC, and compare their basic physical properties as derived from CO and dust emission measurements.