Scheuchzerhorn

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Scheuchzerhorn
Scheuchzerhorn is located in Switzerland
Scheuchzerhorn
Scheuchzerhorn
Location in Switzerland
Highest point
Elevation 3,456 m (11,339 ft)
Prominence 116 m (381 ft) [1]
Parent peak Finsteraarhorn
Coordinates 46°32′37.7″N 8°11′24.2″E / 46.543806°N 8.190056°E / 46.543806; 8.190056Coordinates: 46°32′37.7″N 8°11′24.2″E / 46.543806°N 8.190056°E / 46.543806; 8.190056
Geography
Location Bern, Switzerland
Parent range Bernese Alps

The Scheuchzerhorn is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located west of the Grimsel Pass in the canton of Bern. It lies north-east of the Oberaarhorn, on the range separating the valley of the Unteraar Glacier from the valley of the Oberaar Glacier.

The mountain was named in honor of the Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer.

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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The key col is located west of the summit at 3,340 metres.

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