Glacier garden Dossen

Zermatt

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Air Zermatt

Air Zermatt

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Gornergletscher

Gornergletscher

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Zermatt

Zermatt

Air Zermatt 2

Air Zermatt 2

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Klein Matterhorn

Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Above Fluri lies the glacier garden Dossen, a witness of the last ice age.

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Gorner Glacier, the second largest glacier in the Alps, is particularly thrilling. When the glacier receded it left an entire garden full of glacial potholes above the hamlet of Furi. The potholes were created by melt water that flowed down to the bed of the glacier through crevasses. The remains of a soapstone quarry can also be seen in the glacier garden. The stone from this quarry was crafted into (among other things) crockery and artfully designed stoves, some of which can still be admired in the homes of Upper Valais.

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