Pulling the Sheet Tight to the Slope

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Balanced precariously, a worker pulls the blanket tight to cover Brunnenkogel Ferner (Austrian word for glacier).  It is being wrapped with a fleece-like cover to keep it from melting.  Covered ice melts slower. <br />
The ski area at 3,400 meters is covered to help save the ski industry since the glacier is retreating.
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