Great Aletsch Glacier in Summer 2013 {UNESCO World Heritage} seen from Eggishorn

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Starting at the left (below the cloud):
The Aletschhorn (among them, the Mittelaletschgletscher), the Dreieckshorn, Jungfrau, Jungfraujoch, Mönch, Trugberg and the Eiger.
- Full size, please!
- For comparison the great Aletschgletscher in the Year 2009
- Retreat of glaciers since 1850
Eggishorn (The peak, show on the GE map)
Elevation: 2,927 m [9,603 ft], Source: Wikipedia
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(Because the very hazy weather conditions!)
Date: 2013-07-27
Time: 10:21:38
Camera: Panasonic DMC-LX5

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Comments (898)

mfp on July 31

Hallo René,
sehr schöne Aufnahme, L&F
Schöne Grüße, Florian

Merz_René on August 2
  • Sasha-san
  • Ilie Olar
    Hello, warm thanks 4 your kind words and the YSL.
    Best greetings, René
Ivan Berta on August 2

Spectacular !

Greetings from Slovakia + Like


Sasha-san on August 3

I can't imagine how it looks real. Maybe, unbelieveable! Wonderful place! Mainly, search! More and more!


Greeting from Kharkiv, Ukraine!

Ioannis Ouzounidis on August 15

Nice shot of this spectacular glacier and surrounding landscape. L+F

Merz_René on August 15
  • Erol Barutçugil
  • József Rózsa
  • Cardigan-Ieuan

Hello, warm thanks 4 all kind words, the Likes and YS!
Best greetings, René

Merz_René on August 15


Hallo mfp. herzlichen Dank!
Gruss, René

ICE CUSTODIAN on August 15

Splendid vast glacier!!


Best regards, Ice.

Renato Pantini on August 18

Great photo! Like & FAV!. Greetings, Renato.

Bruno Locatelli on August 18

Excellent picture of this beautiful glacier (L+F)! Friendly greetings from Peru

Merz_René 12 days ago

Ivan Berta

Hello Ivan, warm thanks!
Best greetings, René

Nick Weall 10 days ago

Sad to see it slowly melting away, maybe a few harsh winters will reverse the erosion ~ YSL for the record ~ Best wishes ~ nick

adin 10 days ago

Och, ich sehe jetzt, das ich dieses Bild schon mal geliked habe. :D Ist ach wunderschön da, gell? Herzlichen Grüssen, Adin

Merz_René 6 days ago


Hello Sasha from Kharkiv, thank you very much 4 your kind words and the Like!
Best wishes and kind regards, René

Merz_René 3 days ago

Ioannis Ouzounidis

Hello Ioannis, 1000 thanks!
Best greetings, René

Far lang 2 days ago

Wie lange wird es diesen größten Schweizer Gletscher wohl noch geben. Gut aufgenommen. FAV+LIKE. Gruß Heinz.

Merz_René 2 hours ago


Hello ICE, 1000 thanks!
Best greetings, René

Nur Ka 1 hour ago

Very very very beautiful photo Like + favorite. Greetings from Azerbaijan. Nuran

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 29, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Merz_René
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-LX5
    • Taken on 2013/07/27 10:21:38
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 7.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash