Tag Archives: Glacier

The Forms of Ice

Three images today that were taken within a span of ten minutes on a high altitude walk that I have walked many times – and no two occasions have been the same. The first shows one of the remarkable sights … Continue reading

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Terminal Decline

On my recent holiday in the Swiss Alps I spent a considerable amount of time photographing the glaciers and, on one day, crossing two of them. This image is a small section of the last 100yds or so of the … Continue reading

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The Fee Gletscher

The Fee Gletscher (Fee Glacier) is a massive Glacier that flows down from most of the peaks that form the horseshoe-shaped backdrop to the village of Saas Fee. Do please click on the following images for a better quality view, … Continue reading

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Glacial Movement

In the summer of 2011 while on holiday in Zermatt I crossed the Gorner Glacier on a trip to see the new Monte Rosa Hut. Click here to see my post on the ‘Monte Rosa Hut Trail’. During that same … Continue reading

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The Gorner Glacier

Over millions of years glaciers have shaped our planet’s mountains, carved out its valleys, deposited debris as lateral and terminal moraines, transported huge boulders from their origins, depositing them many miles away as Erratics, and provided a vital source of … Continue reading

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