Open main menu

The Gauschla (2,310 m (7,580 ft)) is a mountain of the Appenzell Alps, located north of Sargans in the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland. It lies near the southern end of the range between the Walensee and the Rhine Valley, and one kilometre southeast of the Alvier (2,341 m (7,680 ft)). Just 600 metres further southeast of the Gonschla, and prominently seen from down the Rhine Valley, is located the Girrenspitz (2,099 m (6,886 ft)).

Gauschla
Gauschla Mountain, seen from Bad Ragaz, Switzerland.jpg
The Gauschla, seen from Bad Ragaz
Highest point
PeakGauschla
Elevation2,310 m (7,580 ft)
Prominence180 m (590 ft) [1]
Isolation1.06 kilometres (0.66 mi)
Parent peakAlvier
Coordinates47°06′07″N 9°25′21″E / 47.10194°N 9.42250°E / 47.10194; 9.42250Coordinates: 47°06′07″N 9°25′21″E / 47.10194°N 9.42250°E / 47.10194; 9.42250
Naming
Language of nameGerman
Geography
Gauschla is located in Switzerland
Gauschla
Gauschla
Location in Switzerland
CountrySwitzerland
CantonSt. Gallen
Parent rangeAppenzell Alps
Topo mapswisstopo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Retrieved from the swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located north-west of the summit at 2,130 metres.

External linksEdit