The Finsteraarhorn is located in a quite remote are of the Alps, surrounded by uninhabited glacial valleys. Seen from the northeast the summit resembles a shark's fin, from the soutwest it looks like a giant triangle. In spite of being the highest summit of the Bernese Alps the Finsteraarhorn's remote location makes it much less known than the lower peaks of Mönch, Eiger and Jungfrau.
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Elevation: 4274 m
Country and region: Switzerland, Valais / Bern
Mountain range: Bernese Alps
Prominence: 2280 m
Orometric dominance: 53
Coordinates: 46.537305, 8.126182