- a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Alps. 14,804 feet (4512 meters).
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The stone avalanches of the Matterhorn and Weisshorn are illustrations in point.
The mass of the Weisshorn is hidden, its summit alone appearing.
The crown of the Weisshorn was imbedded in this magnificent light.
It has neither the mass nor the form which would enable it to compete, from a distant point of view, with the Weisshorn.
This year I have seen the Weisshorn thus dissolved in opalescent air.
- a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4505 m (14 781 ft)
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