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Rieserferner Mountains | Thermokarst
WI_e2086_000_505.jpg Rieserferner Mountains | Hochgall with glacial lakeThumbnailsLago di Misurina with Tre Cime di Lavaredo

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 (1155 visits)