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Earth Pyramids

Natural Monument · Kronplatz · 1,321 m
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The formation of the pyramids in Terento probably dates back to 1837. As a result of a strong storm, the Ternerbach River swept away 3 residential houses, 16 mills, 13 beaters, a smiths and a sawmill. 13 people died during this storm. It is very likely that the slope started to disintegrate as a result of this storm. Over the following decades, the erosion had an impact on two different types of debris: the classic pyramids were formed from the material mix with stone blocks; from the material containing no stone blocks only ravines and ridges were formed. Starting point: car park in the village center
By car, it is easily accessible from the A22 (Brenner motorway), exit Bressanone/Brixen in Val Pusteria/Pustertal, Vandoies/Vintl, Terento/Terenten.

Coordinates

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46.837433, 11.776045
DMS
46°50'14.8"N 11°46'33.8"E
UTM
32T 711684 5190840
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St.-Georgs-Str. 1
39030 Terenten
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