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The Aletsch Forest, with its unique population of Swiss stone pine (Pinus cembra), extends around the tongue of the Aletsch Glacier. Low temperatures, piercing winds and long winter seasons limit the growth rate of the trees.
The Jungfraujoch offers visitors a high-Alpine world of ice, snow and rock, which can be marvelled at from vantage terraces, the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. The construction of the cog railway to the Jungfraujoch at the end of the 19th century was one of the pioneering feats of worldwide railway construction.