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Glarus Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointTödi (3614 m/11,857 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland
States/ProvincesSchwyz (18%), Aargau (15%), Glarus (13%), Graubünden (12%), Sankt Gallen (11%), Uri (10%), Lucerne (9%), Zürich (7%), Zug (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area5,051 sq km / 1,950 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent105 km / 65 mi North-South
124 km / 77 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 5' N; 8° 44' E
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Map of Glarus Alps
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Glarus Alps.
Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Urner AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Glarus AlpsLevel 4
         Saint Gallen AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Western Austria AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Bavarian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KitzbuhelLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Glarus Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Tödi361411,857 
2.Bifertenstock342111,224 
3.Oberalpstock332810,919 
4.Clariden326710,719 
5.Gross Düssi325610,682 
6.Ringelspitz324710,653 
7.Hausstock315810,361 
8.Ruchi310710,194 
9.Piz Segnas309910,167 
10.Piz Giuv309610,157 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Glarus Alps

Lindenberg
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The summit of Lindenberg on a beautiful winter's day (2014-01-28). Photo by Lee Newton.
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Stierenberg
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The summit marker for Stierenberg, the highest point of the low ground in the middle point of Switzerland between te Jura and the Alps (2013-12-18). Photo by Lee Newton.
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