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Karst Landscape at the Mürtschenstock
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Impressive karst phenomena at the base of the mighty Mürtschenstock!

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Hellloch-Sinkhole in the Hintertal
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Discover the gigantic sinkhole on the Geophenomena Trail Kerenzerberg!

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Geotope · Ferienregion Heidiland
Flysch Landscape at the Fahnenstock
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Flysch rocks are the petrified deposits of the primordial ocean from the Tertiary era.

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Geotope · Ferienregion Heidiland
The Vättner Window
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The Vättner Window is a geological peculiarity that explains the entire formation of the Tamina ...

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Acclivity · Glarus
Lochsite
Glarus

Discover the most famous geological outcrop of Switzerland!

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The Glarus Thrust is recogniseable as a razor-sharp line below the summit cliffs of the Ringelspitz ...

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Stream Debris Cones Close to Alp Foo
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Along the Sardona World Heritage Trail, the stream debris cones and scree dumps south of Alp Foo are ...

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Glarus Thrust on the Foostock
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Rarely is the Glarus Thrust so beautifully exposed and so easily recognizable as on the east and ...

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Glarus Thrust at Martin's Hole
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The famous Martin's Hole lies at an intersection between the magic line and a weak area of rock. ...

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Folds on Piz Segnas
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As a result of enormous pressures, rock layers are bent and huge impressive folds are created, such ...

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Flysch Layering
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Layers here tell stories several million years old!

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Summit · TektonikArena Sardona
Folds on the Sichelkamm
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Large-scale fold, as a witness to the enormous forces inside our earth. 

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Geotope · Ferienregion Heidiland
Glarus Thrust on the Pizol
Ferienregion Heidiland

The "Magic Line" underscores the black towers of the Pizol

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Scree Cone on the Mürtschenstock
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Wild scree cones and fields of rubble bear witness to the tremendous power of wind and weather ...

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Folds next to the Sardona Hut
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Deformed layers of rock during the formation of the Alps.

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