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  Dolomiten mountain chain
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Crowned with the Three Peaks of Lavaredo and lying on the shores of the homonymous lake, Misurina is rightly called "the pearl of the Dolomites". The whole area is an ideal starting point for walks, excursions and climbs on the Three Peaks and on the surrounding mounts Cristallo, Sorapis and Cadini. In winter, ski-lovers will have the chance to go skiing in the Auronzo-Misurina skiarea, where, thanks to artificial snow, ski runs are always perfect. Here the lovers of the mountain have many choice possibilities among the broad plateaus and the easy outskirt slopes, the imposing landscapes, the lake tour, on foot or by boat. During the last glacial period, 20,000 years ago, the area around Misurina, as well as a great part of the Dolomites, was covered with glaciers; only the highest peaks (Cristallo, Three Peaks, Sorapis) emerged from that surface. When the glaciers subsided (17,000 years ago), materials piled up on their fronts. Misurina lake, the biggest natural lake in Cadore, originated from the the obstruction of one of the morainic

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  • Updated Aug 17, 2003
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