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Aletsch Glacier Switzerland

Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps, covers more than 120 square kilometres (more than 45 square miles) in southern Switzerland. It descends round the south of the Jungfrau into the valley of the Upper Rhone; at its eastern extremity lies a glacier lake, Lake Marjelen and to the west rises Aletschhorn. The Rhone River flows along the southern flank of the mountains. On August 18th, 2007, photographer Spencer Tunick assembled six hundred naked people in a living sculpture on the Aletsch Glacier in a photo shoot intended to draw attention to global warming and the shrinking of glaciers. The Aletsch Glacier receded by 100 m (330 ft) between 2005 and 2006. Current Internet Travel Offers for Aletsch Glacier...

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