Bernese Alps

The Bernese Alps are a mountain range of the Alps, located in western Switzerland. Although the name suggests that they are located in the Berner Oberland region of the canton of Bern, portions of the Bernese Alps are in the adjacent cantons of Valais and Vaud, the latter being named Fribourg Alps and Vaud Alps respectively; the highest mountain in the range, the Finsteraarhorn, is the highest point in the canton of Bern. The Rhône valley separates them from the Chablais Alps in the west and from the Pennine Alps in the south; the Bernese Alps are drained by the river Aare and its tributary the Saane in the north, the Rhône in the south, the Reuss in the east. One of the most prominent Alpine ranges, the Bernese Alps extend from the gorge of Saint-Maurice, through which the Rhône finds its way to Lake Geneva, to the Grimsel Pass or, depending on the definition, to the river Reuss; the principal ridge, a chain that runs 100 kilometres from west to east, whose highest peak is the Finsteraarhorn, forms the watershed between the cantons of Bern and Valais.

Except for the westernmost part, it is the watershed between the Rhine and the Rhône. This chain lies close to the Rhône on the south; this makes a large difference between the south, where the lateral short valleys descend abruptly into the deep trench forming the valley of the Rhône and the north, where the Bernese Alps extends through a great part of the canton of Bern, throwing out branches to the west into the adjoining cantons of Vaud and Fribourg. There the mountains disappear into the hilly Swiss Plateau; the main chain west of Gemmi Pass consists of a few large prominent summits above 3,000 metres covered by glaciers. On the eastern part, the main chain became wider and the peaks reach over 4,000 metres, in the most glaciated part of the Alps. A characteristic in the orography of the Bernese Alps is, that whereas the western of that chain consists of a single series of summits with comparatively short projecting buttresses, the higher group presents a series of longitudinal ridges parallel to the axis of the main chain, separated from each other by deep valleys that form the channels of great glaciers.

Thus the Tschingel Glacier and the Kander Glacier, separate the portion of the main range lying between the Gemmi Pass and the Mittaghorn from the high parallel range of the Doldenhorn and Blümlisalp on its northern side. To the south the same portion of the main range is divided from the still higher parallel range whose summits are the Aletschhorn and the Bietschhorn by the Lötschental and the Lötschenlücke. To this again succeeds the deep trench through which the lower part of the Aletsch Glacier flows down to the Rhône, enclosed by the minor ridge that culminates at the Eggishorn, it is in the central and eastern portions of the range only that crystalline rocks make their appearance. The beauty of the scenery and the facilities offered to travellers by the general extension of mountain railways make the northern side of the range, the Bernese Oberland, one of the portions of the Alps most visited by tourists. Since strangers first began to visit the Alps, the names of Grindelwald and Interlaken have become famous.

But unlike many other Alpine regions, which have been left to be explored by strangers, this region has been long visited by Swiss travellers and men of science. Among them were the brother Meyer of Aarau and Franz Joseph Hugi, they have explored most of the mountain ranges not difficult of access, further than this, have attained most of the higher summits. In 1841, Louis Agassiz, with several scientific friends, established a temporary station on the Unteraar Glacier, along with scientific observations on the glaciers, started a series of expeditions; the works of Desor and Gottlieb Studer have been followed by several other publications that bear testimony to Swiss mountaineering activity. Notwithstanding the activity of their predecessors, the members of the English Alpine Club have found scope for further exploits, amongst which may be reckoned the first ascents of the Aletschhorn and the Schreckhorn, the still more arduous enterprise of crossing the range by passes, such as the Jungfraujoch and Eigerjoch, which are considered amongst the most difficult in the Alps.

The Jungfrau-Aletsch area is located in the eastern Bernese Alps in the most glaciated region of the Alps. It was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001 and further expanded in 2007, its name comes from the Aletsch Glacier and the two summits of the Jungfrau and Bietschhorn, which constitute some of the most impressive features of the site. The actual site includes other large glacier valleys such as the Fiescher Glacier and the Aar Glaciers; the chief peaks of the Bernese Alps are: Main glaciers: Aletsch Glacier Fiescher Glacier Unteraar Glacier Lower Grindelwald Glacier Oberaletsch Glacier Mittelaletsch Glacier Gauli Glacier Lang Glacier Upper Grindelwald Glacier Kander G

Tremayne, Cornwall

Tremayne is a hamlet in the parish of St Martin in Meneage, England, United Kingdom. Tremayne House, a grade II listed building was the original seat of the prominent Tremayne family of Collacombe and of Sydenham in Devon.</ref>Tremayne Woods is part semi-natural woodland and part plantation managed by the National Trust. A track leads down to Tremayne Quay, built by Sir Richard Vyvyan in 1847 for the visit of Queen Victoria to Trelowarren. Owing to unforeseen circumstances she did not visit, her great-grandson, Duke of Windsor, landed at the quay during a visit in 1921. The present quay was built over an earlier quay, the landing stage for Tremayne House; the woods and quay were bequeathed from the Vyvyan family of Trelowarren to the National Trust in 1978. Media related to Tremayne, Cornwall at Wikimedia Commons

Tampa Bay Rays award winners and league leaders

This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball team. David Price Blake Snell Evan Longoria Jeremy Hellickson Wil Myers Carlos Peña, 1B Evan Longoria, 3B Carl Crawford, LF Jeremy Hellickson, P Kevin Kiermaier, CF See explanatory note at Atlanta Braves award winners and league leaders. Team Carlos Peña, 1B Evan Longoria, 3B Carl Crawford, OF Carlos Peña Fernando Rodney See footnoteJoe Maddon Note: These awards were renamed the "GIBBY Awards" in 2010 and the "Esurance MLB Awards" in 2015. Kevin Kiermaier Wade Boggs — voted by MLB fans as the most outstanding player in the history of the franchise, based on on-field performance, leadership quality, character value. Jeremy Hellickson See: Baseball America#Baseball America All-Rookie Team2011 – Desmond Jennings and Jeremy Hellickson Rocco Baldelli See: Baseball America#Baseball America Manager of the Year See footnoteJoe Maddon Joe Maddon Joe Maddon See footnoteJoe Maddon 2008 – William Harridge Trophy 2008 – Baseball America Organization of the Year Rocco Baldelli Delmon Young Jeremy Hellickson See footnote and Topps#AwardsDelmon Young Matt Moore Josh Hamilton David Price Jeremy Hellickson Kevin Witt, Durham Bulls See: Tampa Bay Rays#Baseball Hall of Famers See: Tampa Bay Rays#Retired numbers Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame Baseball awards List of Major League Baseball awards Awards.

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