Pilatus view to Jungfrau "Unesco World Heritage Swiss Alps"

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The Jungfrau-Aletsch Region is nowlabelled World Natural Heritage by UNESCO. Known for the extraordinary beauty of its land-scape,it is the first and only site in the Alps tobear this honorable distinction.

The Heritage Site stands for the splendid natural beauty of the Alps. At its heart lies the impressive Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau rock massif and the glacial landscape surrounding the Great Aletsch Glacier. On the southern slopes of the Bietschhorn, this high-alpine scenery is gradually transformed, over different altitudinal vegetation zones, into a submediterranean rocky steppe.

The AletschGlacier is the biggest glacier in the Alps, with alength of 23 km. To cross the Aletsch Glacier is totake a magnificent journey into a stunning worldof ice and rocks, Alpine flowers and forests.

The climatic conditions on the southern slopes are completely different from those in the area of the summit and glaciers: aridity and strong solar radiation lend the landscape a mediterranean touch. The Lötschen, Joli,Bietsch, Baltschieder and Gredetsch valleys have largely been able to preserve their original character. Off the beaten tracks of the main tourist routes, they offer peace and tranquillity along the suonen and mountain streams.

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Comments (13)

erika kluck_views?_n… on August 31, 2012

A big look. LIKE. Best regards, Erika

Guizel J.c on September 7, 2012

Very beautiful picture and composition

YS & LIKE

Cheers.J.C

alexmakris on September 17, 2012

Very nice photo & landscape!!!

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Greetings from Greece

Wilhelm Tell on September 30, 2012

Auf deinem Foto geniesst man den schönen Blick und der Fels sorgt für das gewisse Etwas. Like 6. Viele Grüsse, Wilhelm

vinc107 on October 28, 2012

Immensité

Kalev Vask on November 10, 2012

Beautiful view, Well captured. Like and greetings, Kalev

Don Z on November 11, 2012

Beautiful shot!!
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Best regards, Don Z.

Ivan Logvinov on November 11, 2012

Very impressive fantastic landscape!
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Warm greetings from Russia!
Ivan.

Maurice MAZELLIER on November 24, 2012

Grandiose.. - j'aime , bien.. - Maurice.83- France

Jelena Jeftic on February 2, 2013

Magnificent photo!Best regards

Hector C. C. on April 12, 2013

bonito paisaje saludos.

Reinhard Kerkeling on October 27, 2013

There is nothing you can think of, that does not be. Kind regards Reinhard

Christian Erb on May 3, 2014

Thanks, my friends, for visit and comments. I will be glad to your visits to my photo gallery. With friendly greetings from switzerland

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 29, 2012
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    by Christian Erb
    • Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    • Taken on 2012/08/01 12:00:02
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 21.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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