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The Matterhorn is CRACKING as climate change thaws the permafrost at its core

The world's most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn, is cracking as a result of climate change, experts have warned.  Permafrost at the mountain's core is starting to thaw and is causing its ice covering to retreat, with some parts of the surface breaking off.  At 14,700ft (4,480m), the Matterhorn is one of the most recognisable peaks in the world, with many daring climbers aspiring to conquer it.  But as the core of the mountain begins to thaw, the risk of landslides increases, making it increasingly dangerous to summit.  Read more....

 

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