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Bernese Oberland

Portions of the range of the Alps called the Bernese Oberland are, of course, in Cantons other than that of Berne[?], viz. Vaud[?], Fribourg[?], the Valais[?], Lucerne[?], Uri[?], and Unterwalden[?]. The chief peaks of this range, from the Lake of Geneva to the Furka, the Reuss Valley and the Lake of Lucerne, are:
Finsteraarhorn 4275 meters(14,026 feet)
Wellhorn 3196 meters(10,486 feet)
Aletschhorn 4182 meters(13,721 feet)
Mettenberg 3107 meters(10,194 feet)
Jungfrau 4166 meters(13,669 feet)
Loffelhorn 3098 meters(10,165 feet)
Monch 4105 meters(13,468 feet)
Grand Muveran 3061 meters(10,043 feet)
Gross Schreckhorn 4080 meters(13,386 feet)
Gross Wendenstock 3044 meters(9987 feet)
Gross Fiescherhorn 4049 meters(13,285 feet)
Sparrhorn 3026 meters(9928 feet)
Eiger 3975 meters(13,042 feet)
Torrenthorn 3003 meters(9853 feet)
Bietschhorn 3953 meters(12,970 feet)
Grande Dent de Morcles 2980 meters(9777 feet)
Gross Wannehorn 3905 meters(12,812 feet)
Schilthorn 2973 meters(9754 feet)
Gross Nesthorn 3820 meters(12,533 feet)
Eggishorn 2934 meters(9626 feet)
Lauterbrunnen Breithorn 3779 meters(12,399 feet)
Uri Rothstock 2932 meters(9620 feet)
Balmhorn 3711 meters(12,176 feet)
Schwarzhorn(Grindelwald) 2930 meters(9613 feet)
Wetterhorn (Mittelhorn) 3708 meters(12,166 feet)
Gross Siedelhorn 2881 meters(9452 feet)
Wetterhorn (Hash Jungfrau) 3703 meters(12,149 feet)
Albristhorn 2764 meters(9069 feet)
Wetterhorn (Rosenhorn) 3691 meters(12,110 feet)
Rothihorn 2759 meters(9052 feet)
Blumlisalphorn 3671 meters(12,044 feet)
Faulhorn 2683 meters(8803 feet)
Gross Doldenhorn 3647 meters(11,966 feet)
Gummfluh 2461 meters(8074 feet)
Atels 3636 meters(11,930 feet)
Sulegg 2412 meters(7914 feet)
Dammastock 3633 meters(11,920 feet)
Vanil Noir 2395 meters(7858 feet)
Galenstock 3597 meters(11,802 feet)
Niesen 2366 meters(7763 feet)
Sustenhorn 3512 meters(11,523 feet)
Brienzer Rothhorn 2351 meters(7714 feet)
Gspaltenhorn 3442 meters(11,293 feet)
Tour d'Ai 2334 meters(7658 feet)
Fleckistock 3418 meters(11,214 feet)
Hohgant 2202 meters(7225 feet)
Gross Huhnerstock 3348 meters(10,985 feet)
Stockhorn 2192 meters(7192 feet)
Ewigschneehorn 3331 meters(10,929 feet)
Kaiseregg 2189 meters(7182 feet)
Ritzlihorn 3282 meters(10,768 feet)
Pilatus (Tomlishorn) 2132 meters(6995 feet)
Wildhorn 3264 meters(10,709 feet)
Chamossaire 2116 meters(6943 feet)
Wildstrubel 3253 meters(10,673 feet)
Gemmenalphorn 2064 meters(6772 feet)
Diablerets 3246 meters(10,650 feet)
Rochers de Nave 1740 meters(5710 feet)
Titlis 3239 meters(10,627 feet)
Moleson 2006 meters(6582 feet)
Gross Spannort 3205 meters(10,516 feet)
Dent de Jaman 1879 meters(6165 feet)






Napf 1411 meters(4629 feet)

The chief passes of the Bernese Oberland, from the Lake of Geneva to the Furka, the Reuss Valley and the Lake of Lucerne, are:

Lauithor (Lauterbrunnen to the Eggishorn), snow 3700 meters(12,140 feet)
Monchjoch (Grindelwald to the Eggishorn), snow 3560 meters(11,680 feet)
Jungfraujoch (Wengern Alp to the Eggishorn), snow 3470 meters(11,385 feet)
Strahlegg Pass (Grindelwald to the Grimsel), snow 3351 meters(10,995 feet)
Grunhornlueke (Great Aletsch Glacier to the Fiescher Glacier), snow 3305 meters(10,844 feet)
Oberaarjoch (Grimsel to the Eggishorn), snow 3233 meters(10,607 feet)
Gauli Pass (Grimsel to Meiringen), snow 3206 meters(10,519 feet)
Petersgrat (Lauterbrunnen to the Lotschenthal), snow 3205 meters(10,516 feet)
Lotschenlucke (Lotschenthal to the Eggishorn), snow 3204 meters(10,512 feet)
Lauteraarsattel (Grindelwald to the Grimsel), snow 3156 meters(10,355 feet)
Beichgrat (Lotschenthal to the Bel Alp), snow 3136 meters(10,289 feet)
Lammernjoch (Lenk to the Gemmi), snow 3132 meters(10,276 feet)
Triftlimmi (Rhone Glacier to the Gadmen Valley), snow 3109 meters(10,200 feet)
Sustenlimmi (Stein Alp to Goeschenen), snow 3103 meters(10,181 feet)
Gamchilucke (Kien Valley to Lauterbrunnen), snow 2833 meters(9295 feet)
Tschiugel Pass (Lauterbrunnen to Kandersteg), snow 2824 meters(9265 feet)
Hohthurli Pass (Kandersteg to the Kien Valley), foot path 2707 meters(8882 feet)
Lotschen Pass (Kandersteg to the Lotschenthal), snow 2695 meters(8842 feet)
Sefinenfurka (Lauierbrunnen to the Kien Valley), foot path 2616 meters(8583 feet)
Wendenjoch (Engelberg to the Gadmen Valley), snow 2604 meters(8544 feet)
Furtwangsattel (Guttannen to the Gadmen Valley), foot path 2558 meters(8393 feet)
Furka Pass (Rhone Glacier to Andermatt), carriage road 2436 meters(7992 feet)
Rawil Pass (Sion to Lenk), bridle path 2415 meters(7924 feet)
Gemmi Pass (Randersteg to Leukerbad), bridle path 2329 meters(7641 feet)
Surenen Pass (Engelberg to Altdorf), foot path 2305 meters(7563 feet)
Susten Pass (Meiringen to Wassen), partly carriage road 2262 meters(7422 feet)
Sanetsch Pass (Sion to Saanen), bridle path 2234 meters(7331 feet)
Joch Pass (Meiringen to Engelberg), bridle path 2215 meters(7267 feet)
Grimsel Pass (Meiringen to the Rhone Glacier), carriage road 2164 meters(7100 feet)
Kleine Scheidegg (Grindelwald to Lauterbrunnen), railway over 2064 meters(6772 feet)
Col de Cheville (Sion to Bex), bridle path 2049 meters(6723 feet)
Grosse Scheidegg (Grindelwald to Meiringen), bridle path 1967 meters(6454 feet)
Col de Jaman (Montreux to Montbovon), mule path over, railway tunnel beneath 1516 meters(4974 feet)
Brunig Pass (Meiringen to Lucerne), railway over 1035 meters(3396 feet)

(from an old encyclopedia)



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