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The Oberland and its glaciers

explored and illustrated with ice-axe and camera

by H. B. George

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by A.W. Bennett in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps,
  • Alps.
    • Subjects:
    • Glaciers -- Alps.,
    • Alps -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. B. George ... ; with twenty-eight photographic illustrations by Ernest Edwards ... and a map of the Oberland.
      ContributionsEdwards, Ernest, 1837-1903.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDQ827 .G34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], xii, 243, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6936498M
      LC Control Number04002895

      This book offers a comprehensive and detailed summary of our knowledge and understanding of glaciers and sets them within a global environment context. The text explains the significance both of recent advances in glaciology, and of teh many research problms that remain to be solved. The accessible style adopted in the text facilitates a clear understanding of glaciers and the role they play 5/5(1). Episode Glaciers. Yosemite National Park is famous for its spectacular glacially carved landscape. Although glaciers have come and gone many times in the past, there are still two active glaciers near Yosemite's highest peaks. () Duration: 8 minutes, 34 seconds.

      George, Hereford Brooke. The Oberland and its Glaciers: Explored and Illustrated with Ice-Axe and Camera, first edition, half-title, 28 mounted photographic plates by Ernest Edwards, the full-page plates with tissue guards, browned, double-page lithographed map, spotted, original cloth gilt, extremities chipped, all edges gilt, library stamped, 4to, London: Alfred W. Bennett, The current spelling of Swiss names has changed considerably since "Glaciers of the Alps" was written, but, except in the very few cases where an obvious oversight called for correction, the text has been left unaltered. Only the Index has been made somewhat fuller than it was. L. C. T. January, CONTENTS. PART I. Page 1.— Introductory. 1.

      The Bernese Oberland Glacier Trek tour starts and ends in Interlaken. The Bernese Oberland Glacier Trek is a climbing tour that takes 7 days taking you through Interlaken, Switzerland and other destinations in Switzerland. Classic glacier hike into arguably the most spectacular mountains in the Alps.5/5().   If you looked up `quaint quintessential swiss chalet hotel` in the dictionary i am certain there would be a picture of Hotel Oberland. This amazingly cute chalet come hotel, restaurant and bar is exactly what you expect from a place nestled in the beautiful valley of the swiss alps in 5/5.


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George, editor of the Alpine Journal is illustrated with 28 tipped-in albumen prints by Ernest Edwards, some on separate pages, others interspersed with text. The sizes range from a diameter of 65 cm for a circular image, to 172 × 136 cm.

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By H.B. George. With 28 mounted albumen photographs by Ernest E. The Berner Oberland Glacier Trek is a high mountain route with all that that implies. The route we follow involves travel on crevassed glaciers for most or all of every day.

We cover from 6 to 14 kilometers most days and our elevation gains or losses per day are occasionally in excess of meters. Sometimes you find the book, and sometimes the book finds you. This was the case for me when, earlier this year, I walked into the Barnes and Noble in Bozeman, Montana "just to get a latte" (i.e., I wasn't on a typical book-buying mission).

I was walking toward the cafe when it happened: Glaciers found me/5. I purchased this book to prepare for a 12 day hiking journey through the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps in summer Kev Reynolds knows these mountain trails well, and describes them in excellent detail.

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In he published The Oberland and its Glaciers, written to popularise the glacier theory of John Tyndall. The Bernese Oberland is particularly famous for its huge remote glaciers and accessible high peaks, so it's understandably one of our best-loved routes.

This is the highest massif in the Alps and is often compared to the greater ranges, but all made easily accessible by the historic railway that runs through the Eiger’s North face. The Oberland and its glaciers: explored and illustrated with ice-axe and camera Record level Album/Book/Portfolio.

From the Photographic Books Collection Collection Collection Part of Photographically-illustrated books Parent record level Series. View hierarchy. Photo-DQG3. Hiking the Berner oberland. This is the Switzerland that graces all the antique Time Life books that Grandma keeps on the coffee table.

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Glaciers. All paintings and drawings are for sale unless otherwiseSteffan. book illustrations, paintings on glass, decorative first study trip to the Bernese Oberland, famous for its spectacular mountains and valleys, and would spend. The camera was already used as a tool in the 19th century.

Ernest Edwards was the trailblazer when it came to photographing ice worlds. His pictures were published by H. George in his work “The oberland and its glaciers”. A Brief History of Glaciers in the Alps. On a hiking tour in the Alps, encountering glaciers is almost a daily the glaciers we see today are just a tiny remnant of what once existed.

At the peak of the last ice age, ab year ago, glaciers completely covered the Swiss plateau and most of the Alps. The Bernese Oberland is one of the greatest tourist attractions in the world, mainly because it's one of the best areas for winter sports.

The region sprawls between the Reuss River and Lake Geneva, with the Rhône forming its southern border. The area contains two lakes, the Thun and the Brienz. Learn glaciers chapter 3 with free interactive flashcards.

Choose from different sets of glaciers chapter 3 flashcards on Quizlet. Those times happen most often in the Berner Oberland, for this rugged region concentrates some of the best features of rural Switzerland: awesome mountain panoramas, massive glaciers, crystalline.The Oberland and its Glaciers: Explored and Illustrated with Ice-Axe and Camera with Twenty-Eight Photographic Illustrations by Edward Edwards.

London: Alfred W. Bennett, £Berner Oberland The Berner Oberland haute route has some of the most spectacular scenery in the European Alps. We will travel hut to hut with only light packs, being able to enjoy the skiing along the way. This is a high level ski tour about long.