Landscape of Switzerland without Unconsolidated Deposits

The present-day Swiss landscape is the result of the successive removal and depositing of loose rock. Glaciers impacted the Swiss Plateau multiple times over the course of ice ages and, in doing so, gouged out the valley floor and abraded the rock surface. Some of the valleys were dug out so deeply that they are significantly below today’s valley floor level and, in some places, even below the

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Switzerland without Unconsolidated Deposits

Tags: Nature and Environment, Geology and raw materials, Geology and tectonics, Glacier, Soils, Geology, Planning, Landscape, Ice age, Glaciation, Rocks, Environment, Renewable energy
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Time: 2019
Distinction: Thickness of Unconsolidated Deposits, Rock Surface