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<p>FORCLE GLACIER, Switzerland — At around 8,000 feet above sea level, Switzerland’s Forcle Glacier has for thousands of years been deeply ensconced in a frigid mountain valley overlooked by some of Europe’s highest peaks.<br>Are you on Telegram? Subscribe ...
Global Construction Review   25 July 2022   Austria   Alps  
<p>Italy&rsquo;s Webuild and Swiss joint-venture partner Implenia have started boring one of the longest sections of the 64km Brenner Base Tunnel, set to carry a railway between Italy and Austria under the Alps.<br />Lot H41, from Gola del Sill, near Innsbruck, ...
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BBC NEWS   07 August 2020   Italy  
<p>Italian authorities have evacuated about 75 people, mostly tourists, from an Alpine valley as huge blocks of ice threaten to crash down from a glacier.<br />Planpincieux glacier, in the Mont Blanc massif, has weakened because of intense summer heat alternating ...
CNN   20 February 2020   Switzerland  
<p>(CNN) — Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion.<br>At its heart is the world's longest railway tunnel -- the 35-mile-long (or 57-kilometer) Gotthard Base Tunnel.<br>Everything about this $11.3 ...
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