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A 'stone window' near Hauselalm, in the Hochschwab region. This kind of thing is in my opinion fairly rare in the Alps. May 2003

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Vid PogachnikNot so rare

Vid Pogachnik

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Well, in limestone mountains you can find stone windows quite often. But they are allways beautiful. Thanks for posting this nice picture!
Posted Mar 6, 2004 2:39 pm

koskociRe: Not so rare

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I'm glad you like it. I have only come across one stone-window except this one, and that was in the Fagaras mountains (Southern Carpathians, Romania).
Posted Mar 7, 2004 5:19 am

Vid PogachnikRe: Not so rare

Vid Pogachnik

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Come once in Slovenia. In Julian Alps there are many. Especially known are both stone windows of Prisojnik.
Posted Mar 7, 2004 8:07 am

koskociRe: Not so rare

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Well, to tell you the truth, I've been in the Julian Alps twice and that's one of my favourite mountain ranges! I swam in one of the Triglav Lakes before going up Triglav, which was great. I also passed through Vrsic by car, but did not go up to Prisojnik. Next time - maybe this summer - I certainly will look for the stone windows there, thanks for telling me about them!
Posted Mar 8, 2004 6:55 am

Gangolf HaubRe: Not so rare

Gangolf Haub

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I have come across quite a lot of windows myself - and not only in limestone. The most famous one is Capu Tafunatu in Corsica, made of red granite!

Cheers Gangolf
Posted Mar 8, 2004 7:26 am

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