Sustenhorn

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Sustenhorn
Sustenhorn E-Grat.jpg
The east side from the Voralp valley
Highest point
Elevation 3,502 m (11,490 ft)
Prominence 413 m (1,355 ft) [1]
Parent peak Dammastock
Coordinates 46°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
Location Bern/Uri
Country Switzerland
Parent range Uri Alps
Topo map Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

The Sustenhorn is a 3,502 metre high 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).

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