Glacier garden Dossen

Zermatt

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

© Michael Portmann

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt

Zermatt

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Gornergletscher

Gornergletscher

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Air Zermatt 2

Air Zermatt 2

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Weisshorn

Weisshorn

Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Air Zermatt

Air Zermatt

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Findeln

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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