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The north side of the Hohgant
Highest point
Elevation 2,197 m (7,208 ft)
Prominence 638 m (2,093 ft) [1]
Parent peak Brienzer Rothorn
Coordinates 46°47′17.4″N 7°54′06.6″E / 46.788167°N 7.901833°E / 46.788167; 7.901833Coordinates: 46°47′17.4″N 7°54′06.6″E / 46.788167°N 7.901833°E / 46.788167; 7.901833
Hohgant is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location Berne, Switzerland
Parent range Emmental Alps

The Hohgant is a mountain of the Emmental Alps, located south of the Emmental in the canton of Berne. The main summit has an elevation of 2,197 metres above sea level and is distinguished by the name Furggengütsch.

Several caves (F1 and K2 networks) developing in the Urgonian limestone formation (Aptian) have their entrances on the Hohgant mountain. The F1 cave is connected to the Siebenhengste cave network.

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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Feldmoos (1,559 m).

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