Rhonegletscher

Situation 2008

From 2007 to 2008 Rhonegletscher advanced very slighly.

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