"Fairy Palace" attacked by global warming
This hole was eaten into the cave-ice of the "Fairy Palace" (a section of the Dachstein Mammut Höhle/Austria) by change of ventilation, most likely due to climate change. Students of my "Cave and Karst" course of the Technische Universität Darmstadt inspect this remarkable witness of a changing environment in August 2008. The ice-wall is gone since then.
Taken on 5
Submitted on 14 February 2018
Credit: Stephan Kempe (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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