Balfrin

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Balfrin
Balfrin.jpg
The north side
Highest point
Elevation 3,796 m (12,454 ft)
Prominence 235 m (771 ft) [1]
Parent peak Dom
Coordinates 46°08′06.3″N 7°52′49″E / 46.135083°N 7.88028°E / 46.135083; 7.88028Coordinates: 46°08′06.3″N 7°52′49″E / 46.135083°N 7.88028°E / 46.135083; 7.88028
Geography
Balfrin is located in Switzerland
Balfrin
Balfrin
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps

The Balfrin is a mountain of the Swiss Pennine Alps, located north of the Dom in the canton of Valais. It belongs to the Mischabel massif, which lies between the Mattertal and the Saastal.

The northern side of the Balfrin is covered by a glacier named Balfringletscher. On the south side is the larger Ried Glacier.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Riedpass (3,561 m).

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