Glacier Rhonegletscher, Switzerland
Posted by: Dáin & Olík
N 46° 34.690 E 008° 23.141
32T E 452929 N 5158472
Quick Description: Glacier nearby Furka pass.
Location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland
Date Posted: 5/19/2009 6:30:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM6DZN
Scientists say, Rhonegletscher is the fastest melting glacier in the Alps. Melting started in 1850 and according to the computer modeling, there will be none Rhonegletcher in 2100.
It is possible to buy tickets and walk throught the hollowed cave in the glacier.
Mountain / landmass name: Alp
Glacier type: ice
Parking / trail head / boat launch:
Travel time (approximate): 12:02 AM
Final access method: Vehicle parking lot ( < 0.5 mi hike)
Safe viewing location: N 46° 34.652 E 008° 23.231
Photograph submitted: yes
Park name (if any): Not listed
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