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Finsteraarhorn

[ fin-ster-ahr-hawrn ]

noun

  1. a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak of the Bernese Alps, 14,026 feet (4,275 meters).


Finsteraarhorn

/ ˌfɪnstərˈaːrhɔrn /

noun

  1. a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak in the Bernese Alps. Height: 4274 m (14 022 ft)


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Two massive forms, two giants on the sides of the horizon, the Jungfrau and the Finsteraarhorn.

The exception was the Finsteraarhorn, the highest of the Oberland mountains, after which comes the Aletschhorn.

Mont Cervin beckons to his brother, the gigantic Finsteraarhorn, across tracts of liquid ether.

The Finsteraarhorn now fronted us; but clouds turbaned the head of the giant, and hid it from our view.

The Finsteraarhorn sends down a number of cliffy buttresses, separated from each other by wide couloirs filled with ice and snow.

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