Furka Pass

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Furka Pass
Furkapass westside.jpg
Elevation 2,429 m (7,969 ft)
Traversed by Road
Location Uri/Valais, Switzerland
Range Alps
Coordinates 46°34′22″N 08°25′00″E / 46.57278°N 8.41667°E / 46.57278; 8.41667Coordinates: 46°34′22″N 08°25′00″E / 46.57278°N 8.41667°E / 46.57278; 8.41667
Furka Pass is located in Switzerland
Furka Pass
Furka Pass
Location in Switzerland

Furka Pass (el. 2429 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri. The Furka-Oberalp-Bahn line through the Furka Tunnel bypasses the pass. The base tunnel opened in 1982 and replaced a tunnel at 2100 m.

The Furka Pass was used as a location in the James Bond film Goldfinger.

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