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May 12, 2016
Vallelunga and Barbadorso Glacier Retreat, South Tyrol Italy
Vallelunga (above) and Barbadorso di Dentro Glacier (below) retreat from 2003 (orange line) to 2015 yellow dots. Blue arrows indicate flow path and pink arrow the junction of main two tributaries of Vallelunga Glacier. Vallelunga Glacier and Barbadorso di Dentro Glacier are at the headwaters of the Vallelunga watershed which feeds the Reschensee. Reschensee is a reservoir famous for the church tower that emerges above its surface. This artificial lake …