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Europe, Italy, Wunder der Gletscherwelt

Wunder der Gletscherwelt. A report by the Manchester Guardian states that Lac Combal, which used to be fed by the Glacier de Miage, on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, has vanished. Visitors from Courmayeur were incredulous. It has been suggested that the waters must have run off, overnight, into a newly opened cavity under the glacier.

A report by the London News Chronicle states that Carlo Kos- loaski, who stumbled into a crevasse on the Marmolata Glacier in 1915, while he was serving with the Kaiser’s Imperial Hunters, has reappeared. In one of the pockets of his uniform, there was a pack of cigarettes.