Meltdown, The Alps Under Pressure, National Geographic Magazine: Alps Winter Landscape

Morning fog rises off mountain peaks near Zermatt in the Alps where climbers aspire to the top of the Matterhorn, Ober Gabeilhorn, and Wellenkuppe. Aerial photograph shows classic mountains shapes were formed when the African land mass collided with Eurasia and the granite was squeezed upward. The pristine Swiss-alpine, landscape draws tourists for hiking, skiing, and winter adventures.


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