Furka


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Furka

(fo͝or`kä), road, S central Switzerland, linking Uri and Valais cantons. Built (1864–66) chiefly for military reasons, it crosses Furka Pass, 7,992 ft (2,436 m) high, in the Alps. A rail line goes through Furka Tunnel (1 mi/1.6 km long), under the pass, to Brig.
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Thinking over my plans, as mapped out, I perceived that they did not take in the Furka Pass, the Rhone Glacier, the Finsteraarhorn, the Wetterhorn, etc.
About seven o'clock in the morning, with perfectly fine weather, we started from Hospenthal, and arrived at the MAISON on the Furka in a little under QUATRE hours.
At 2,431m and 2,165m, the Furka and the Grimsel are a challenge but from Oberwald at 1,377m, not a huge stretch.
The Furka Pass is legendary among drivers and motorcyclists for its views and its challenging curves and elevation.
Bemerkungen auf einer Alpenreise uber den Susten, Gotthard, Bernardin, und uber die Oberalp, Furka und Grimsel: mit Erfahrungen uber die Kultur der Alpen und einer Vergleichung des wirthschaftlichen Ertrags der Bundenschen und Bernischen Alpen: nebst Betrachtungen uber die Verande rungen in dem Klima des Bernischen Hochgebirgs.
My twitter friend Rishad Mehta had suggested I take the more challenging route via the Grimsel and Furka passes ( 8,000 ft above sea level).
s historic Furka cogwheel railway from Realp to Oberwald survives today.
Switzerland's richest concentration of pink fluorite-bearing clefts corresponds rather closely to the western three-quarters of the region shown in the map in Moore (2007a) as historically having offered the richest finds of quartz gwindels: it is the east-northeast to west-southwest striking belt, about 40 km long, running between the Fieschergletscher on the southwest, through the areas around the Grimsel Pass, along the Rhonegletscher and past the Furka Pass, to the peaks called Planggenstock and Feldschijen, and up the valley called Goschenertal as far as the village of Goschencn, on the Reuss River.
Chillemi, Shery Fakih, Danielle Furka, Geoffrey Carr Gifford, Caitlin G.
However, in 1982 Furka [17] began to prepare the solid phase multistep libraries of peptides, and then many companies started the investigation of such libraries.
Estas se levantan sobre unos postes de madera denominados furka (postes centrales), puls (postes de los costados) y veriand (postes horizontales).