|Glattalp Karst Craters Covered by Hoar Frost (Photo Album: Glattalp)|
Glattalp Karst Craters Covered by Hoar Frost
Glattalp is more a trough than an elevated plain, so it can get quite cold there with hoar frost in the morning.
Karst topography is a type of landscape shaped by the dissolution of a soluble layer rock washed out
over thousands of years, leaving caves underground and craters on the surface.
Glattalp and neighbouring Charretalp are among a few examples of karst landscapes in Switzerland.
Photo taken on 2005-10-09 in Glattalp near Bisisthal, canton Schwyz (SZ),
Switzerland - Schweiz - Suisse - Svizzera - Svizra - Suiza - Suíça
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