Swiss Alps: Rimpfischhorn
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More photos in the vicinity:
Clouds hide the summit of Matterhorn
Monte Rosa and Lyskamm
|Rimpfischhorn is the summit on the left. Note the glacier moraines on the right side of the photo. They mark the maximum extension of the ice around 1850 AD. The retreat since then is significant and linked to rising temperatures.
Date: Sep 24, 2005
Longitude: 7° 40.78'
Latitude: 46° 0.85'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08