Eggishorn

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Eggishorn
3625 - Eggishorn viewed from Bettmerhorn.JPG
Eggishorn viewed from Bettmerhorn
Highest point
Elevation2,927 m (9,603 ft)
Prominence563 m (1,847 ft) [1]
Isolation2.05 kilometres (1.27 mi)
Parent peakFinsteraarhorn
ListingAlpine mountains 2500-2999 m
Coordinates46°25′53″N 8°05′39″E / 46.43139°N 8.09417°E / 46.43139; 8.09417Coordinates: 46°25′53″N 8°05′39″E / 46.43139°N 8.09417°E / 46.43139; 8.09417
Geography
Eggishorn is located in Switzerland
Eggishorn
Eggishorn
Location in Switzerland
LocationValais, Switzerland
Parent rangeBernese Alps
Climbing
Easiest routeAerial tramway

The Eggishorn is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located north of Fiesch in the Swiss canton of Valais. A cable car station is located on a secondary summit named Fiescherhorli (2,893 m), 500 metres south of the main peak.

The Eggishorn lies within the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn region, which has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. On its northern flank is the Aletsch Glacier. From the summit the view extends also to the Lepontine and Pennine Alps (Dom, Matterhorn, Weisshorn).

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Panorama Picture from the Eggishorn to the North and the West and the Aletsch Glacier

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located east of the Märjelensee at 2,364 metres.

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