Ski Trip A party of 39 S4 and S5 pupils along with teachers Mrs Shaw, Mr Ratcliffe and Mrs Short travelled to Hochfugen in Austria to conquer the Tyrolean Alps
A 5,300-year-old hunter nicknamed Otzi the Iceman whose mummified body was found in the Tyrolean Alps
wore a fur hat made from brown bear pelt and an arrow quiver fashioned from roe deer leather, scientists have found.
Vienna, Jumada I 26, 1437, March 06, 2016, SPA -- A Spanish woman died Sunday in the Tyrolean Alps
when an avalanche swept her and a group of skiers and snowboarders down a steep off-piste slope near Innsbruck, local police reported, according to dpa.
Clay Mathematics Institute Summer School 2012: The Resolution of Singular Algebraic Varieties Obergurgl (2012: Tyrolean Alps
, Austria) Edited by David Ellwood, Herwig Hauser, Shigefumi Mori, and Josef Schicho
Notionally with a population of less than 1,500, its 238km of pistes swell with winter sports enthusiasts every weekend throughout the season, crisscrossing the Tyrolean Alps
by way of 44 state-of-the-art lifts and some of the widest, most inviting ski runs the region has to offer.
The location in the midst of the Tyrolean Alps
is an integral part of Darbo's corporate identity.
Using a new bioinformatic tool called SourceTracker, which compares the community of microorganisms in a sample to that of a known source, the researchers showed that the gut microbiomes found in the Rio Zape samples also matched well with that of Otzi the Iceman, a mummy preserved in the permafrost of the Tyrolean Alps
for roughly 5,200 years.
Scientists don't have DNA samples from many people in the Tyrolean Alps
with which to compare Otzi's DNA, leaving open the possibility that researchers may yet discover other modern-day relatives.
Over the last 20 years, scientists have painstakingly collected data from the stomach, bowels and teeth of the 45-year old man, who was found sticking out of a glacier by German climbers in 1991 in the Tyrolean Alps
on the Austro-Italian border.
While these former death-camp inmates and prisoners of war waited for the world to figure out what to do with them, thousands of Nazis were evading justice by smuggling themselves across the Tyrolean Alps
into Italy and from there to obscurity in the Americas.
It's this twinning of down-home setting and world-class skiing that is the special charm of Austria's Zillertal, a valley in a deep fold of the Tyrolean Alps
an hour south of Innsbruck,.
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, Venice, Assisi, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Interlaken, Lausanne, Burgundy and Paris.