Horace Benedict de Saussure

Horace Benedict de Saussure (HM1ABX)

Location: Zermatt, VS 3920 Visp
Country: Switzerland

N 46° 0.785', E 7° 44.713'

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Im Jahre 1792 bestieg
Horace Benedict de Saussure
Schweizerischer Naturforscher von Genf
(1740 - 1799)
Das Klein-Matterhorn (3883 m. u. M.)
Mit F?hrer Coutetaus Chamonix.

Mit dieser Erstbesteigung begann in Zermatt
das Zeitalter Des Alpinismus
Sie machte unser Dorf zur Metropolis Alpina
und zum Kurort von Weltruf

Anlslich des 200 Jahrestages und
der Einsegnung des Parkes bei der Kapelle Winkelmatten
gedenken Wir mit grosser Wertsch?tzung
die ser Pionierleistung

Am Bergfuhrerfest 1992

German-English translation:
In 1792 ascended
Horace Benedict de Saussure
Swiss naturalist of Geneva
(1740 - 1799)
The Klein Matterhorn (elevation 3883 meters)
With guide Coutetaus Chamonix.

With this ascent began in Zermatt
the era of alpinism
It made our village an alpine metropolis
and world-reknown spa

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary and
the consecration of the park at the Winkelmatten Chapel
We remember with great appreciation
this pioneering effort


At the 1992 mountain guide festival
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HM NumberHM1ABX
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByCommunity of Zermatt
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 7:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)32T E 402862 N 5096266
Decimal Degrees46.01308333, 7.74521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 0.785', E 7° 44.713'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 0' 47.10" N, 7° 44' 42.78" E
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Area Code(s)307, 970
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120 Staldenstrasse, Zermatt VS 3920, CH
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