Sustenhorn

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Sustenhorn
Sustenhorn E-Grat.jpg
The east side from the Voralp valley
Highest point
Elevation3,502 m (11,490 ft)
Prominence413 m (1,355 ft)[1]
Parent peakDammastock
ListingAlpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates46°41′57.2″N 8°27′16.7″E / 46.699222°N 8.454639°E / 46.699222; 8.454639Coordinates: 46°41′57.2″N 8°27′16.7″E / 46.699222°N 8.454639°E / 46.699222; 8.454639
Geography
Sustenhorn is located in Switzerland
Sustenhorn
Sustenhorn
Location in Switzerland
LocationBern/Uri
CountrySwitzerland
Parent rangeUri Alps
Topo mapSwiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

The Sustenhorn is a 3,502-metre-high (11,490 ft) mountain in the Uri Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Bern and Uri. It overlook Susten Pass from the south.

Both sides of the massif are glaciated. On the west side (Bern) lies the Stein Glacier and on the east side (Uri) lies the smaller Flachensteinfirn. The larger massif consists of several other mountains, the principal being Vorder Sustenhorn (3,318 metres), Chli Sustenhorn (3,309 metres) on the north and Sustenlimihorn (3,316 metres) on the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Sustenlimi (3,089 m).

External links[edit]

  • "Sustenhorn". SummitPost.org.
  • Sustenhorn on Hikr