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Piz Ot 2'758 m
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The Piz Ot at 2'758 m is located in the Samnaun Valley (Rhaetean Alps) in Eastern Switzerland. It belongs to a mountain ridge, known as the Piz Crappa Grischa Ridge, which towers 1'000 metres above Samnaun village. The three main summits are known as Piz Matruga (2'711m), Piz Crappa Grischa (2'800m) and Piz Ot (2'758m).

(do not be confused, there is another mountain in the Rhaetean Alps (near St. Moritz), known as Piz Ot)

 

Switzerland / Japan 2014, Piz Ot.

The picture is taken between Samnaun Laret and Samnaun Plan. The pyramid shaped mountain is Piz Ot. The mountain at the left (behind the tree is known as Piz Rots. Above the dark-green forest in the foreground (known as Chè de'Mot) there are also slightly visible the aerial lift pylons of the "Twinliner" aerial tramway from Samnaun to the Alp Trida Saddle (2'488 m). It was the world's first double-decker cable car with a capacity of 180 persons. It carries within one hour 1'620 people over 722 metres to the Silvretta Arena of Samnaun Ischgl.

The stamps were issued in the series
"150 Years Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Switzerland and Japan".

 

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