Breithorn (Lauterbrunnen)

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Breithorn
Breithorn
Breithorn1.jpg
The Breithorn above the Lauterbrunnental
Highest point
Elevation 3,780 m (12,400 ft)
Prominence 443 m (1,453 ft) [1]
Isolation 4.17 kilometres (2.59 mi)
Parent peak Jungfrau
Coordinates CH-VS_scale:100000 46°28′42.3″N 7°52′35.7″E / 46.478417°N 7.876583°E / 46.478417; 7.876583Coordinates: CH-VS_scale:100000 46°28′42.3″N 7°52′35.7″E / 46.478417°N 7.876583°E / 46.478417; 7.876583
Naming
Translation Broad Horn
Geography
Breithorn (Lauterbrunnen) is located in Switzerland
Breithorn (Lauterbrunnen)
Location in Switzerland
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern and Valais
Parent range Bernese Alps
Topo map Swisstopo topographic maps
Climbing
First ascent Edmund von Fellenberg (31 July 1865)

The Breithorn, (3,780 m) is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais. It is part of the border between Lauterbrunnental and the Lötschental. It lies approximately halfway between the Tschingelhorn and the Grosshorn.

The Breithorn is one of two mountains named Breithorn overlooking the Lötschental, the other being the Breithorn (Blatten).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Schmadrijoch (3,337 m).

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