18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Mer de Glace and the Monteveners Train

The receding Mer de Glace glacier covered in rock debris rests far below the Montenvers train which brings tourists and climbers up from Chamonix. The photograph is taken from the Refuge du Montenvers.

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Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chamonix, France
Copyright: © Julian Pollak