(messi08) Trümmelbach Falls – UNESCO world natural heritage

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Trümmelbach Falls in the Lauterbrunnen Valley


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©polytropos on July 9, 2008

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©polytropos on July 9, 2008

10 glacier-waterfalls inside the mountain made accessible by tunnel-lift and illuminated. The Trümmel-creek alone drains the mighty glacier defiles of Eiger (3'970m), Monk (4'099m) and Jungfrau (4'158m) and carries 20'000 tons of boulder detritus per year. Its drainage area is 24 km², half of it covered by snow and glaciers.

Up to 20'000 liters of waters per second. The only glacier-waterfalls in Europe inside the mountain and still accessible.

Guide Michelin***

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  • Uploaded on July 9, 2008
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    by ©polytropos
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D40X
    • Taken on 2008/07/02 17:22:32
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO1600
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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