2 edition of Transformation of Swiss mountain regions found in the catalog.
Transformation of Swiss mountain regions
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Ernst A. Brugger ... [et al.], editors.|
|Contributions||Brugger, Ernst A.|
|LC Classifications||HC397 .T73 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||699 p. :|
|Number of Pages||699|
|LC Control Number||85131625|
Within the Swiss Alps lie nearly all of the highest peaks in Western Europe. These stunning peaks have attracted climbers and tourists for hundreds of years. No wonder the Alps is such a popular hiking and trekking destination.. In addition to the highest peaks, there are also other famous mountains in Switzerland, which may not be quite as high, but have special significance within their. Lake Geneva Region Pass. With the Regional Pass Lake Geneva-Alps, you discover the region by railway, bus, boat and mountain rail- and cableway –– and all entirely to your personal taste. The Regional Pass includes travel from and to Geneva airport, .
Nestled between lake and mountain, this leisure destination offers many cultural attractions, as well as interesting sights, such as Chillon castle, for example. The town is reputed for the Montreux Jazz Festival in July, which draws visitors every year from all four corners of the world. The region around Montreux is a haven for gourmets. The apartment is located just 50 meters away from the lake, in a traditional Swiss chalet on the first floor. The flat is spacious, elegantly decorated, immaculately clean. It feels like home! We loved staying by the fireplace in the huge living room. We had breakfast in a beautiful garden outside the kitchen, enjoying the gorgeous mountain views.
The fact that the book is considered important in the political context becomes clear already in the forewords by the Director of the Swiss Centre for Mountain Regions (SAB) and the Executive Director of the Swiss Interacademic Commission for Alpine Studies (ICAS), who encouraged and supported translation of this book from French into : Werner Bätzing. Swiss Travel Pass vs Swiss Half Fare Card I shall give a bit of background about myself. I am 45 years old and shall travel with my wife and son (15 years). I visited Switzerland in May for 8 days. I stayed in Interlaken for 7 days and Zurich for 1 day. I visited all .
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The Transformation of Swiss mountain regions: problems of development between self-reliance and dependency in an economic and ecological perspective Author: Ernst A Brugger. The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions describes the socio-economic changes and spatial impacts of the last four decades, with the transformation of mountain areas held up as an example.
Much of the real-world context draws on the Alps, spanning as they do the significant economies of France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions describes the socio-economic changes and spatial impacts of Transformation of Swiss mountain regions book last four decades, with the transformation of mountain areas held up as an example.
Much of the real-world context draws on the Alps, spanning as they do the significant economies of France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and : Manfred Perlik. If a significant reversal of spatial power relations in favour of mountain regions seems unlikely, the question arises of how to cope with the latent loss of territorial capital.
The new preferences for a concentration of jobs and the densification of residential areas – and against urban sprawl – touch the environment only : Manfred Perlik. The Transformation of Swiss Mountain Regions, Paul Haupt, Bern Google Scholar Butz, David A., O.: True Stories, Partial Stories: A Century of Interpreting Shimshal from the by: 6.
This, the latest volume in Cicerone's World Mountain Ranges series, is a unique planning resource for anyone preparing to explore the mountains of the Swiss Alps, providing all the information needed for a variety of mountainous pursuits - walking, hiking, climbing or ski mountaineering.4/4(2).
How the Swiss are moving back to the mountains How the Swiss are moving back to the mountains She is an agricultural assistant for the Swiss Working Group for Mountain Regions. So the stage was set, but the deciding factor for the move was another one: “We came across an advertisement by chance for a reasonably priced flat,” Koch.
This group, calling itself Mountain Agenda, supported the inclusion of this chapter with two documents: a page book, The state of the world's mountains, with chapters on the world's mountain regions (Stone, ); and the page An appeal for the mountains (Mountain Agenda, ).
These efforts were successful in ensuring that Chapter Swiss Cantons and Regions Where to find what when you visit Switzerland. The 26 Swiss Cantons ISO codes, phone books and more.
As you can see below, I placed them next to the name of each Canton. I packed a few Swiss Cantons into regions - not exactly into the official regions but the ones I think could be easily explored at the same time. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
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Let us spoil you. The Alpine region of Switzerland, conventionally referred to as the Swiss Alps, represents a major natural feature of the country and is, along with the Swiss Plateau and the Swiss portion of the Jura Mountains, one of its three main physiographic regions.
The Swiss Alps extend over both the Western Alps and the Eastern Alps, encompassing an area sometimes called Central Alps. While the northern. Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her maternal aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents, Tobias and Adelheid (Dete's brother-in-law and sister).When some people ask Dete to come to the city and be their maid, Dete takes 5-year-old Heidi to her paternal grandfather's house, up the mountain from the Dörfli ('small village' in Swiss German).Author: Johanna Spyri.
The Swiss landscape was shaped by glaciers, which hollowed out the valleys and led to the creation of a multitude of magnificent lakes, a large part of Switzerland’s beautiful scenery. The Swiss plateau, set between the Jura and Alps mountain chains and extending from Lake Geneva in the southwest to Lake Constance in the northeast, represents.
The two main mountain ranges are the Alps (south and east) and the Jura (north and west), separated by the Swiss Plateau which also includes a large number of hills. Topographically, the three most important summits of Switzerland are those of Monte Rosa (most elevated), the Finsteraarhorn (most prominent) and Piz Bernina (most isolated).
Books & Magazines Top Working since he Swiss architect Mario Botta (April 1, ) a room hotel in the Swiss region of Ticino. Designed around well-being and experience. The Ticino region is the place to experience the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, along with its food and culture.
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This comprehensive book is an excellent planning resource for those who wish to venture into the Swiss Alps. Whether you are planning a walk, scramble, climb or ski tour this larger format guide describes each mountain area throughout Switzerland - the peaks, passes, valleys and bases - to help readers identify the best destinations for their chosen mountain activity.
Top Swiss Railway Journeys, Scenic Mountain Rides, Cable Car Excursions and Postal Bus Tours Bernina Express in the Puschlav Valley There's no better way to explore this country than by taking at least one of the top Swiss Railway Journeys and scenic mountain rides.
@Leseratte Gordon by Edith Templeton is one of the books I added. It was not writtten in German, I agree, but my reason for adding it is that the description of the Listopia says " or by those born in Germany, Austria and Switzerland" Edith Templeton was born in Prague, but as it was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, personally I'd say she belongs on this list (falls in the category.The JURA mountain range stretches from Lake Geneva in the south to Basel in the north forming the Swiss border with France.
This region, also known as "Watch Valley" because it was a major center in the watchmaking industry, offers a variety of tourist activities including hiking.
The Eiger is a 3,metre (13, ft) mountain of the Bernese Alps, overlooking Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland, just north of the main watershed and border with is the easternmost peak of a ridge crest that extends across the Mönch to the Jungfrau at 4, m (13, ft), constituting one of the most emblematic sights of the Swiss on: Canton of Bern, Switzerland.