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Monte Rosa East wall - the big landslide

In the upper photo (early '70) the wall before the landslide
in the lower photo (summer 2004) the wall after the landslide (2001)
outlined in red the part that has decided to come down to make the Belvedere glacier bigger

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Ejnar FjerdingstadSeems more

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

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like an iceslide (ice avalanche)!
Posted Sep 19, 2007 9:46 am

gabrieleRe: Seems more

gabriele

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about 80% was ice, but a lot of rocky detritus came down together, even some little spurs were taken away (I heard)
Posted Sep 19, 2007 10:09 am

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gabrieleSubmitted by gabriele
on Sep 19, 2007 6:20 am

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Object Title: Monte Rosa East wall - the big landslide