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All photos, unless otherwise noted, were taken on August 17th, 2011.
Overview from Rotenboden; far left Liskamm, on the right Breithorn.
The moon is setting behind the Matterhorn.
Repeat photo 16.8.2004 (top) and 17.8.2011.
Small ice-dammed lake below Gornergrat.
Glacier table with block of strongly folded gneiss.
Big double fold in the foliation.
Cryoconite hole with meltwater pond; Monte Rosa in the background.
Cryoconite hole in the bubble-rich, very brigt ice of Grenzgletscher.
Deep blue, clear ice layers under the meltwater in a cryoconite hole.
Ice ships near a medial moraine on Gornergletscher.
The largest meltwater pond on the lower tongue of Gornergletscher.
On the shore of the same meltwater pond.
Panorama photo of the meltwater pond, looking towards Monte Rosa and Liskamm.
Panorama photo of the meltwater pond, looking towards Gornergrat and Monte Rosa (far right).
Foliation and strand lines on the shore of the large meltwater pond.
Pattern in the cryoconite which has settled on the bottom of the meltwater pond.
Freshly exposed bedrock along the true right margin of Gornergletscher.
Erratic and spectacular boudinage along the margin of Gornergletscher.
Variegated boudinage in the metamorphic rocks along Gornergletscher.
Big glacier table, medial moraine and Matterhorn.
|Photos Jürg Alean.|