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View from Eggishorn to famous Great Aletschgletscher (Alletsch Glacier). rnrnBackground: Concordia Place (Konkordiaplatz) with Alp summits of Aletschhorn, Olmenhorn, Small Dreieckhorn, Jungfrau, Jungfraujoch, Mönch, Trugberg and Eiger.rnGreat Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps. It has a length of about 23 km and a volume of about 15.4 km3, it covers around 81.7 km2. rnGreat Aletsch Glacier is located in the eastern Bernese Alps in the Swiss canton of Valais. rnAt the Konkordiaplatz, the glacier has an ice cover of more than 900 m, but as it moves to the south, the greater part of the ice melts, gradually decreasing the cover to around 150 m.rnThe area of the Aletsch Glacier and some surrounding valleys is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

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