Rieserferner-Ahrn Nature Park

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Rieserferner-Ahrn Nature Park
Location South Tyrol, Italy
Coordinates 46°54′38″N 12°03′23″E / 46.91056°N 12.05639°E / 46.91056; 12.05639Coordinates: 46°54′38″N 12°03′23″E / 46.91056°N 12.05639°E / 46.91056; 12.05639
Area 31,500 ha (77,838 acres)
Established 1988

The Rieserferner-Ahrn Nature Park (German: Naturpark Rieserferner-Ahrn) is a nature reserve in South Tyrol, Italy.

The name Rieserferner comes from the eternal ice area called Rieserferner at the Schneebiger Nock glacier. The Rieserferner-Ahrntal is characterized by high mountains with rugged peaks and eternal ice marginal habitat and tightrope walk for animals and plants but also for humans. Mountain lakes and waterfalls, rocks such as the Zentralgneis the Tauern window and the Rieserfernertonalit, animals such as golden eagles and peregrine falcons, plants such as dwarf willow and the sticky primrose are among the features of the park.[1]


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