Zugspitze


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Zug·spit·ze

 (zo͞og′spĭt-sə, tso͞ok′shpĭt-)
A mountain, 2,962 m (9,718 ft) high, in the Bavarian Alps on the German-Austrian border. It is the highest peak in Germany.
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Zugspitze

(ˈtsʊɡˌʃpɪtsə)
n
(Placename) a mountain peak in S Germany in the Bavarian Alps, on the Austrian border: the highest peak in Germany. Height: 2963 m (9721 ft)
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The Bavarian ministry for the environment has warned that four out of the five glaciers could disappear entirely within the next 20 years, leaving the 'Hoellentalferner' field on the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain as the only remaining glacier in the country.
Elsewhere, the storm set dangerously low temperatures: meteorologists in Germany reported a record low for this winter of minus 27 degrees Celsius on the Zugspitze mountain in the Alps.
In Germany temperatures plunged to their lowest so far this winter with a low of -27.5 degrees centigrade recorded at the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain.
In the CIHH group, we included 8 healthy Caucasian subjects (4 men and 4 women) working at high altitude (2650 m) on the Zugspitze (Wetterstein Mountains, Germany) with daily ascension by gondola lift or cable car from 700 m and an average high-altitude stay of 8-9 h per day, 5 days a week.
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Recorded wind speeds for Niklas across Germany ranged from 119 km/h in various coastal areas and on Wasserkuppe, 151 km/h on Feldberg in the Black Forest, up to the maximum reported measurement of 192 km/h on Zugspitze, which is Germany's highest mountain."
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