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Funeral held for Pizol glacier

National News // Sept. 23, 2019

The disappearance of a glacier has been marked by a funeral service.

Pixabay Funeral held for Pizol glacier

The Pizol glacier is on the border of Liechtenstein in the eastern part of the country.

So much of it has now melted, experts say it can be no longer be called a glacier.

It’s not the first glacier to have melted – but it is the first which has been well studied. It’s at a fairly low altitude – at around 2,600 meters.

Several seasons of low snowfall and warmer winters has seen the ice shrink more and more over the past few years.

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