Swiss Alps: Vadret da Tschierva
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More photos in the vicinity:
Biancograt (Bianco ridge)
Taking a nap
|Tschierva glacier shows an impressive tongue of massive ice. Two ridges (left and right of the glacier bed) are old moraines that show the maximum extension of the ice body around 1850 AD.
Date: Jun 21, 2006
Longitude: 9° 51.11'
Latitude: 46° 25.28'
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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