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Emmental Alps

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Peak  Brienzer Rothorn
Country  Switzerland
Parent range  Western Alps
Elevation  2,350 m (7,710 ft)
Highest point  Brienzer Rothorn
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Cantons  Bern, Lucerne, Obwalden and Nidwalden
Borders on  Bernese Alps, Uri Alps and Schwyz Alps
Topo map  Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
Mountains  Brienzer Rothorn, Pilatus, Hohgant, Augstmatthorn, Niederhorn

The Emmental Alps (German: Emmentaler Alpen) are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps, in Switzerland. They are located north-west of the Brünig Pass, mainly in the cantons of Lucerne, Bern, and Obwalden, with a small portion in the canton of Nidwalden. The highest summit of the range is the Brienzer Rothorn, which is also the highest point in the canton of Lucerne. The range is named after the Emme valley (German: Emmental). In the north-west corner one finds the relatively low, but widespread, and very furrowed Napf.

The Emmental Alps are separated from the Bernese Alps by the Aare valley to the south and connected to the Uri Alps by the four lakes Lungerersee, Sarnersee, Wichelsee, and Vierwaldstättersee to the east.

Notable peaksEdit

  • Brienzer Rothorn (2,350 m)
  • Tannhorn (2,221 m)
  • Arnihaaggen (2,207 m)
  • Höch Gumme (2,205 m)
  • Hohgant (2,197 m)
  • Augstmatthorn (2,137 m)
  • Pilatus (2,128 m)
  • Schrattenfluh (2,092 m)
  • Burgfeldstand (2,063 m)
  • Sigriswiler Rothorn (2,051 m)
  • Fürstein (2,040 m)
  • Wilerhorn (2,005 m)
  • Schafmatt (1,979 m)
  • Niederhorn (1,963 m)
  • Sieben Hengste (1,955 m)
  • Haglere (1,949 m)
  • Mittaggüpfi (1,917 m)
  • Schimbrig (1,815 m)
  • Honegg (1,546 m)
  • Wachthubel (1,415 m)
  • Napf (1,408 m)
  • References

    Emmental Alps Wikipedia


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