The Dufourspitze is the highest mountain of Switzerland and the highest peak of Monte Rosa, one of the Alps' most impressive mountain massifs. The Swiss-Italian border runs along about 100m east of the summit. The mountain is named after Guillaume-Henri Dufour, a Swiss general and topographer who published the first official map of Switzerland in 1845.
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Elevation: 4634 m
Country and region: Switzerland, Valais
Mountain range: Pennine Alps
Prominence: 2165 m
Orometric dominance: 47
Coordinates: 45.936876, 7.866781