12 January 2012 12:34 | By Antony Bennison
Week in pictures: 13 January 2012

Jungfrau mountain



A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland and a portrait of Adolf Guyer-Zeller, founder of the Jungfrau Railways, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain, next to the Eiger (left) and Moench (centre) mountains and above the Kleine Scheidegg (bottom), in the Bernese Oberland. The installation commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau railway, which first began operations in the year 1912. (© Michael Buholzer/REUTERS)
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  • A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland and a portrait of Adolf Guyer-Zeller, founder of the Jungfrau Railways, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain, next to the Eiger (left) and Moench (centre) mountains and above the Kleine Scheidegg (bottom), in the Bernese Oberland. The installation commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau railway, which first began operations in the year 1912. (© Michael Buholzer/REUTERS)
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A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland and a portrait of Adolf Guyer-Zeller, founder of the Jungfrau Railways, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain, next to the Eiger (left) and Moench (centre) mountains and above the Kleine Scheidegg (bottom), in the Bernese Oberland. The installation commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau railway, which first began operations in the year 1912.

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