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    Posted on Dec 19, 2013

    10 Stomach-Churning Pictures Of A Glass Room 1000 Metres Above The Alps

    Look down if you dare - this glass floor will give you goosebumps. The Chamonix Skywalk is a five-sided glass structure installed on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi mountain, with a 1,000 metre drop below.

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    A journalist, wearing slippers to protect the glass floor, stands in the 'Step into the Void' installation during a press visit at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps, December 17, 2013.

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    View looking downwards from the 'Step into the Void' installation during a press visit at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    View of the 'Step into the Void' installation at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    Journalists and employees, wearing slippers to protect the glass floor, stand in the 'Step into the Void' installation.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    A man stands in the 'Step into the Void' installation during a press visit at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    The Chamonix Skywalk is a five-sided glass structure installed on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi (3842m), with a 1,000 metre drop below.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    The glass room will open to the public on December 21, 2013.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    Visitors can step out from the terrace, giving the visitors the impression of standing in the void.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    View of the 'Step into the Void' installation at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps, December 17, 2013.

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    Robert Pratta / Reuters

    Employees gaze out to the surrounding mountain peaks as they stand in the 'Step into the Void' installation.

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