Mürtschenstock

The Mürtschenstock is a mountain massif of the Glarus Alps, overlooking the Walensee in the canton of Glarus. It is composed of several summits, of which the highest (named Ruchen) has an elevation of 2,441 metres above sea level. The two other main summits are the Stock (2,390 m) and the Fulen (2,410 m) .

Mürtschenstock
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The Mürtschenstock seen from the Pfannenstiel (west side), from left (north) to right (south) the peaks Stock, Fulen, and Ruchen (highest)
Highest point
PeakRuchen
Elevation2,441 m (8,009 ft)
Prominence601 m (1,972 ft) [1]
Coordinates47°4′10.4″N 9°8′41.3″E / 47.069556°N 9.144806°E / 47.069556; 9.144806Coordinates: 47°4′10.4″N 9°8′41.3″E / 47.069556°N 9.144806°E / 47.069556; 9.144806
Geography
Mürtschenstock is located in Switzerland
Mürtschenstock
Mürtschenstock
Location in Switzerland
LocationGlarus
CountrySwitzerland
Parent rangeGlarus Alps
Topo mapSwiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
View of the Mürtschenstock from across the Walensee (north side)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Mürtschenfurggel (1,840 m).

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