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Eismeer

Simply translated Eismeer means Ice Sea. This is taken from the Eismeer station on the Jungfraubahn ( train to Jungfrau) , it is 3160 mts ( 10368 ft ) above sea level. This part of the track is all tunneled through the mountain and there is a window blasted out of the rock. The Jungfraubahn (JB) is a electrified rail, which runs 9 kilometres from Kleine Scheidegg to the highest railway station in Europe at Jungfraujoch. The railway runs almost entirely within a tunnel built into the Eiger and Mönch mountains and contains two stations in the middle of the tunnel, where passengers can disembark to observe the neighbouring mountains through windows built into the mountainside to give these views.

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Taken on August 14, 2009