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Silvretta | Fluchthorn with landslide scarp

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This image was taken one week after a chunk of rock of approx. 1 million cubic metres had detached from the S peak of Fluchthorn, reducing the summit elevation from 3399 m to 3380 m. The rock avalanche impacted a damp area with some small lakes, resulting in a splash of debris and water reaching the Furtschöl valley. A small debris flow developed downstream, but the event caused no significant damage.

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on Sunday 18 June 2023 by Martin Mergili
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