Hohgant

The Hohgant is a mountain of the Emmental Alps, located south of the Emmental in the canton of Berne. The main summit has an elevation of 2,197 metres above sea level and is distinguished by the name Furggengütsch.

Hohgant
Furggengütsch
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The north side of the Hohgant
Highest point
Elevation2,197 m (7,208 ft)
Prominence638 m (2,093 ft) [1]
Parent peakBrienzer Rothorn
Coordinates46°47′17.4″N 7°54′06.6″E / 46.788167°N 7.901833°E / 46.788167; 7.901833Coordinates: 46°47′17.4″N 7°54′06.6″E / 46.788167°N 7.901833°E / 46.788167; 7.901833
Geography
Hohgant is located in Switzerland
Hohgant
Hohgant
Location in Switzerland
LocationBerne, Switzerland
Parent rangeEmmental Alps

Several caves (F1 and K2 networks) developing in the Urgonian limestone formation (Aptian) have their entrances on the Hohgant mountain. The F1 cave is connected to the Siebenhengste cave network.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Feldmoos (1,559 m).

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