Glacier Rhonegletscher, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Razak
Views: 8

Long Description:
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:
Belvedere FurkaSwitzerland


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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