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 imposing Hotel Glacier du Rhone in the hamlet of Gletch at the foot of the Furka and Grimsel
car demonstrated unparalleled acceleration taking more than a quarter of a second off the previous record of 1.779 seconds.
weighs just 168 grams, and has a carbon fibre chassis.
Jaguar said the footage of the cars on the open highway was lmed in Switzerland on closed sections of road on the Susten Pass and the Grimsel
Pass, but a caption making this clear was mistakenly omitted.
Carrera, "An analysis of hydraulic conductivity scale effects in granite (Full-scale Engineered Barrier Experiment (FEBEX), Grimsel
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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.
Once you get to the top, the views over Lake Gelmer, Grimsel
Pass and the surrounding Alpine valleys are fantastic.
" 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).
and Buhler, CH.: 2003, Grimsel
Test Site Investigation Phase IV (1994-1996): The Nagra-JNC in situ study of safety relevant radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rock IV: The in situ study of matrix porosity in the vicinity of a water conducting fracture.
) in the Swiss Alps that provide the water to drive 543 turbines of hydropower plants, generating 56% of the electricity in Switzerland.