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Monday, September 23, 2013

Trail of melting Swiss glacier shows climate change in action

Trail of melting Swiss glacier shows climate change in action
Morteratsch, Switzerland (AFP) Sept 20, 2013 - The hour-long walk from the local railway station to the Morteratsch glacier is a winding trek through a valley littered with rocks that the retreating ice left behind. The walk was not always this long. In the mid-19th century, the Morteratsch glacier stretched all the way to the station in this hamlet in southeastern Switzerland. By 1900, people had to walk about a kilometre (five-eigh ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Trail_of_melting_Swiss_glacier_shows_climate_change_in_action_999.html
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