Furka Pass

For the village in Macedonia, see Furka (Macedonia).
Furka Pass
Elevation 2,429 m (7,969 ft)
Traversed by Road 19
Location Uri/Valais, Switzerland
Range Alps
Coordinates 46°34′21″N 08°24′54″E / 46.57250°N 8.41500°E / 46.57250; 8.41500Coordinates: 46°34′21″N 08°24′54″E / 46.57250°N 8.41500°E / 46.57250; 8.41500
Furka Pass

Location in Switzerland

Furka Pass, with an elevation of 2,429 metres (7,969 ft), is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri. The Furka-Oberalp-Bahn line through the Furka Tunnel bypasses the pass. The base tunnel opened in 1982 and replaced a tunnel at 2100 m.

The Furka Pass was used as a location in the James Bond film Goldfinger.

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