Switzerland - Gasterin Thal, the Schilthorn
Coloured lantern slide of a view of the Schilthorn. The Schilthorn is a 2, 970 metre high summit of the Bernese Alps, overlooking the valley of Lauterbrunnen in the Swiss canton of Bern. It is the highest mountain in the range lying north of the Sefinenfurgge. The Schilthorn lies above the village of Murren, from where a cable car leads to its summit. It has a panoramic view which spans from the Titlis, Jungfrau, M, Eiger, over the Bernese Alps and the Jura mountains up to the Vosges Mountains and the Black Forest. Mont Blanc is also just visible.. Slide number 40 of Box 181 entitled 'Swiss No.1'. Date: circa 1890s
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans
The fort of Birdoswald on Hadrian's Wall, one of 16 forts on the wall system. The site's history spans 2000 years of occupation, and overlooks the River Irthing.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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