Photographer's Note

The cliff was formed during the Ice age, about approximately 10,000 years ago, when the edges of the glacier reached the cliff. The water from the glacier froze in the crevices of the mountain and eventually broke off large, angular blocks, which were later carried away with the glacier. This is the cause of the angular shape of the plateau. Along the plateau itself there continues to be a deep crack. The cracks show that the plateau will at some point fall down, but all the geological investigations have revealed that this event will not happen in the forseeable future, and the geologists have thus confirmed the safety of the plateau.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: peter deberny (deberek) (138)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2000-00-00
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-12-20 14:23
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