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Notes on the Geography of Austria : Stubachtal

Austria's Nationalpark Hohe Tauern straddles the crest of the Alps including the Grosvenediger, Grossglockner, and Hochalmspitze.  One approach to the crest is up the Stubach River.

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The valley floor is dotted with handsome houses.

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A massive valley-floor home and B&B.

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A local sawmill.

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Adjoining it, stream-control works.

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Heading up the valley.

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In sight of the summit.

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Tauernmoos See, another hydro project.

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The summit.

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Eiskoegele with Odenwinkelkees.

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Another view, with freshly shattered rock and moss.

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You can hear meltwater trickling.

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A case-study in geologic process.

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Italy to the left of the Kalser Tauern.

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Looking down into the south-draining Dorfer Tal.

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The Dorfertal with one of dozens of cairns.


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