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Spannort 3'198 m
Platzhalter
Switzerland map Karte Spannort

The Spannort is a 3'198 m high mountain in the Urner Alps. It is situated between the Engelberg-Valley in the west, the Erstfeld-Valley in the east and the Meiental-Valley in the south. The mountain is famous for the pinnacles on its top, which are sorrounded by the Glatt-Firn Glacier.

The first ascent of the main peak: 1867 by John Sowerby, Waldemar Mansell, F. E. Thomphson and Robert Spankie (British) and the Swiss Guides Josef Maria Tresch-Exer, Ambros Zgraggen. 

The first ascent of the more difficult west peak: 1903 by K. Hess, J. Kuster and H. Biely (Swiss).

 Switzerland 1972 Spannort stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Switzerland 1972, Spannort.
The stamp shows a view from the F├╝renalp (1'850 m) near Engelberg. 

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