The Piz Bernina at 4’049 m is the highest mountain of the Bernina Range and the easternmost mountain of the European Alps with more than 4’000 m altitude. The mountain seperates the two glacier valleys, the Morteratsch valley in the east and the Roseg valley in the west.First ascent: 1850 by Johann Coaz (Swiss).
Switzerland 1999, Bernina Range seen from Schafberg
Painting of Giovanni Segantini 1858-1899, ¨Noon in the Alps¨.
Switzerland 2007, Piz Bernina and Bernina Range, seen from Piz Corvatsch.
Switzerland 2009, Piz Bernina and Bernina Range, seen from Morteratsch Valley.
Japan 2014, Piz Bernina (left) and Piz Roseg (right).
A view from the Fuorcla Surlej area.
The stamp was issued in the sheet
¨ 150 Years Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Switzerland and Japan¨.