Point of interest

Karst Landscape at the Mürtschenstock

Impressive karst phenomena at the base of the mighty Mürtschenstock!


The view sweeps over a furrowed landscape dominated by grey limestone. Here, weathering caused by mild acidity dissolves the compact limestone. Temperatures above zero degrees are needed for this. Sharp-edged ridges and grooves are formed on the limestone surface.


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