Morning fog rises from craggy mountain peaks in the Alps surrounding the Matterhorn. The Alps range formed when two tectonic plates of Africa dn Eurasia slowly collided millions of years ago creating some of highest peaks in Europe.
Rugged Zinalrothorn and Weisshorn in the background.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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alps (switzerland), cosmic and atmospheric phenomena, europe, fog, geography, mountains, natural forces and phenomena, precipitation, ridges, rock, scenes and views, snow, solar phenomena, sunrises and sunsets, switzerland, the matterhorn (switzerland), twilight views, weather, winter views, zermatt
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- Alps_National Geographic magazine 2/2006