Tag Archives: Melt water

A shallow pool

As summer progresses and the snow melts, up high in the Alps, most melt water runs off down to the valley floors, but some remains trapped in shallow pools. This past summer, on days when there was no busting hurry, … Continue reading

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Where Water meets Ice

We re-visited Cuckmere Haven during our recent prolonged period of cold weather and sharp overnight frosts. Water in the old meandering course of the River Cuckmere had frozen except in a one or two areas that had been heated sufficiently by the … Continue reading

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High Up and Close Up

I posted an image of the highest point reached on our recent holiday in Zermatt about a month ago (click here to view). It shows the rocky pyramid of the Mettelhorn The headline image today looks down from the top of the … Continue reading

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