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Switzerland Muerren Schilthorn Piz Gloria
Switzerland

From the Schilthorn above Muerren you are at eye level with the best known mountains of the Bernese Oberland, Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau. The place is a film location of the 007 movie "In Her Majesty's Secret Service" of 1969.

The mountain is also the starting point of the legendary "Inferno" ski downhill race which leads down over 16 km distance to Lauterbrunnen. It was first held in 1928 and is the oldest ski race still taking place. See more at http://inferno-muerren.ch/

Copyright: Markus Kaeppeli
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Uploaded: 25/02/2012
Updated: 25/06/2014
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Tags: eiger; moench; jungfrau; jungfraujoch; top of europe; piz gloria; 007; revolving restaurant; inferno
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