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Rhonegletscher with proglacial lake
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The Rhonegletscher has experienced a dramatic retreat since the maximum of the Little Ice Age in the mid 19th Century, when its terminus was not far from the village of Gletsch. The proglacial lake seen in this 2013 photo started to form around 2006.

Wednesday 4 September 2013 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Switzerland (3909 visits)