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The pond where the wild things are

By dukes_jewel
Val d'Hérens is an alpine valley in the Valais canton of Switzerland. It was formed by the Hérens glacier, which retreated at the end of the last ice age. It is now the valley of the Borgne river, a tributary of the Rhone (confluence above Sion)

It extends from the Rhône valley to a number of high mountains - Dent Blanche, Dent d'Hérens, Mont Collon, Mont Blanc de Cheilon. The area has two mountain peaks over 4,000 metres in altitude: la Dent Blanche ("white tooth") at 4,357 m (in the photograph), and la Dent d'Hérens ("Hérens tooth") at 4,171m. Other noteworthy peaks along the valley include: Grand Cornier, Mt Collon, Pigne d'Arolla, Vouasson, Rosablanche, and Mt Blanc de Cheillon.


Tags: Landscape and travel Dent Blanche Val des Herens Lac Arby

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cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 28 Northern Ireland
27 May 2016 8:51AM
Looks a wonderful place Smile

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27 May 2016 9:10AM
Beautifully captured.
David
Alison_S 13 339 United Kingdom
27 May 2016 10:07AM
Lovely capture.......such a beautiful looking place.
debu 9 India
27 May 2016 10:29AM
Super view.
debu
fificat100 8 5 2 Scotland
27 May 2016 11:21AM
A fine view and reflection.
Lavina
sawsengee Plus
13 6 27 Malaysia
27 May 2016 4:43PM
a photographer's dream location.....beautiful reflection & visual tranquility Smile
RonnieAG Plus
9 154 118 Scotland
27 May 2016 7:48PM
That a superb landscape from this beautiful alpine valley and you have composed it so well and handled the exposure perfectly.
R.
28 May 2016 7:17PM
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