Dom is a 4545 m high mountain in the Mischabelhörner group of the Pennine Alps. It is the highest mountain that is entirely in Switzerland. It lies west of Saas-Fee in the canton of Valais. A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. ... The Valais (also known in German as Wallis) is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland in the south-western part of the country, in the Pennine Alps around the valley of the Rhone River from its springs to Lake Geneva. ... The most general definition of a mountain range is a group of mountains bordered by lowlands. ... The Pennine Alps are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ... In climbing, a first ascent (FA) is the first climb to reach the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Southern and northern Mount Everest climbing routes as seen from the International Space Station. ... Mount McKinley in Alaska has one of the largest visible base-to-summit elevation differences anywhere A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... Zmutt Valley with MischabelhÃ¶rner group, Valais, Alps of, Switzerland - 1890 Painting Group of mountains in Switzerland. ... The Pennine Alps are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps. ... Saas-Fee is a Swiss village and tourism centre in the Saas-Valley in the Wallis mountains. ... The Valais (also known in German as Wallis) is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland in the south-western part of the country, in the Pennine Alps around the valley of the Rhone River from its springs to Lake Geneva. ...
Photo Mischabel with Dom
Photo Mischabel from Gornergrat
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