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Grimsel Alpine Power Dam
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Der Staudamm 'Spittallamm' am Grimselpass wurde 1932 gebaut um das Wasser der Aare zur Stromerzeugung zu nutzen. Die Aare entspringt den Aaregletschern, die aus den über 4000m hohen Berner Alpen kommen.

Finsteraarhorn 4274m, Lauteraarhorn 4042m und Oberaarhorn 3637m haben alle ihren entsprechenden Gletscher, die sich einige Kilometer westlich befinden - Reste der riesigen Eiszeitgletscher, die die Landschaft geformt haben, indem sie den harten Granit rundeten und polierten. Sie müssen etwa tausend Meter mächtig gewesen sein, geht man davon aus, daß nur die gezackten Gipfel aus dem Eis ragten.

Copyright: Erik Krause
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Resolution: 8000x4000
Hochgeladen: 21/06/2010
Aktualisiert: 30/09/2014
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