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Rieserferner Mountains | Thermokarst
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Hochgall (3436 m) can be seen in the right central background. The ponds are most likely the consequence of thawing permafrost: the disappearance of ice lenses causes subsidence of the ground.

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Tuesday 8 September 2015 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Italy (1181 visits)