Location of Mont Forel within Greenland
|Elevation||3,383 m (11,099 ft)|
|Prominence||1,581 m (5,187 ft)|
The mountain was named in 1912 by Swiss geophysicist and Arctic explorer Alfred De Quervain after his Greenland icecap crossing from Godhavn (Qeqertarsuaq) on the west, to Sermilik Fjord on the eastern side.
Mont Forel is the highest peak outside of the area of the Watkins Range, where the highest mountain, Gunnbjørn Fjeld rises. It is located just north of the Arctic Circle in the Schweizerland Alps, north of Sermilik, near Ammassalik Island. Its elevation is 3,383 metres (11,099 ft). The Crown Prince Frederick Range stretches northeastwards to the northeast of Mont Forel.
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- Climbgreenland - Mont Forel 3360 m
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