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Martell Valley | GLOF protection
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In the late 19th Century, a lake impounded by the Zufallferner Glacier repeatedly produced glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs). This wall was constructed to protect the communities in the valley from the consequences of such events.

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Friday 7 August 2015 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Italy (1639 visits)