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This glacier was featured on a postcard in 1900. A camera captured where it is today.

116 years ago, the Pasterze glacier in the Austria’s Eastern Alps was postcard perfect: Photo via Library of Congress/Wikimedia Commons. Snowy peaks. Windswept valleys. Ruddy-cheeked mountain children in lederhosen playing “Edelweiss” on the flugelhorn. But a lot has changed since 1900. Much of it has changed for the better! We’ve eradicated smallpox, Hitler is dead, […]