Glacier gorge near grimsel pass
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Glacier gorge near grimsel pass

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The ice age glaciers have formed the upper Aare valley. They rounded and polished the granite and deep beneath their surface water and stones formed this gorge through a zone of very hard rock.

The Aare should be a reasonable river at this point, however, most of the water goes through the tunnels of the hydroelectric power plants.

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