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Schwarzwald

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointFeldberg (1493 m/4898 ft)
CountriesGermany (97%), Switzerland (2%), France (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBaden-Württemberg (97%), Schaffhausen (1%), Grand Est (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area16,360 sq km / 6,317 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent233 km / 145 mi North-South
141 km / 87 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long48° 35' N; 8° 27' E
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Map of Schwarzwald
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Schwarzwald.
German HighlandsLevel 3 (Parent)
         North Sea LowlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central German HighlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         HarzLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Thuringer WaldLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SchwarzwaldLevel 4
         Schwabische AlbLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Frankische AlbLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Schwarzwald

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Feldberg14934898 
2.Seebuck14484751 
3.Herzogenhorn14154642 
4.Belchen14144639 
5.Spießhorn13494426 
6.Blößling13104298 
7.Schauinsland12844213 
8.Kandel12424075 
9.Köhlgarten12244016 
10.Hochfirst11903904 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Schwarzwald

Belchen
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The traditional cross on the summit of Belchen on a rainy day (2016-05-31). Photo by Graeme Rankine.
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Hornisgrinde
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A view of the tower and wind turbine on the top of Hornisgrinde on a near white-out day (2016-06-02). Photo by Graeme Rankine.
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