From 2007 to 2008 Rhonegletscher advanced very slighly.
Overview from the true right Little Ice Age moraine.
Anaglyph version of the previous image (red-blue glasses requird).
Upper ice-dammed lake, frozen over after some early cold autumn nights.
The frontal lake (here frozen over) has diminished in size somewhat since 2007.
Fisheye view of the glacier terminus and the frontal lake.
Tragically this newly emerged roche moutonee has been vandalized.
A protective cover is used to reduce ablation over the ice cave.
Entrance to the artificial ice cave.
|Photos Jürg Alean, 28. September 2008|