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Lax, Ernen, Goms District, Canton du Valais, Switzerland


Alternative Names:Lax
Type:Populated place - a city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
Mindat Locality:Lax, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
Mindat.org Region:Lax, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
Region:Ernen, Goms District, Canton du Valais, Switzerland
Latitude:46° 23' 18" N
Longitude:8° 7' 1" E
Lat/Long (dec):46.38838,8.11701
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Population:315 (2016)
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LocalityLatitudeLongitudeDistanceBearing
Niederernen, Ernen, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 23' 34" N8° 8' 9" E1.5km (1.0 miles)
Ausserbinn, Ernen, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 22' 55" N8° 8' 56" E2.5km (1.6 miles)
Wurzubord (Wurzenbord), Bettmeralp, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 23' 49" N8° 4' 43" E3.1km (1.9 miles)
Mühlebach, Ernen, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 24' 26" N8° 9' 22" E3.7km (2.3 miles)
Twingi gorge, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 22' 0" N8° 9' 29" E4.0km (2.5 miles)
Bettmerhorn, Bettmeralp, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 24' 51" N8° 4' 48" E4.0km (2.5 miles)
Betten, Mörel, Brig, Valais, Switzerland46° 22' 0" N8° 4' 0" E4.6km (2.8 miles)
Katzenlöcher (Chatzulecher), Bettmerhorn, Bettmeralp, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 24' 26" N8° 3' 46" E4.6km (2.9 miles)
Eggishorn, Fiesch, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 25' 53" N8° 5' 39" E5.1km (3.2 miles)
Löüwibach, Steinhaus, Ernen, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 24' 51" N8° 10' 40" E5.5km (3.4 miles)
Steinhaus, Ernen, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 25' 18" N8° 10' 40" E6.0km (3.7 miles)
Rufibach (Rufigraben), Steinhaus, Ernen, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 25' 0" N8° 11' 14" E6.2km (3.9 miles)
Turtschi, Giessen, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 22' 0" N8° 11' 39" E6.4km (4.0 miles)
Reckibach, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 21' 38" N8° 11' 26" E6.4km (4.0 miles)
Riederalp, Mörel, Brig, Valais, Switzerland46° 22' 59" N8° 1' 59" E6.4km (4.0 miles)
Blau lake, Saflisch Valley, Grengiols, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 19' 0" N8° 7' 13" E7.9km (4.9 miles)
Gibelhorn, Saflisch Valley, Grengiols, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 19' 3" N8° 8' 12" E8.0km (5.0 miles)
Blattjengrat, Mätti Valley, Grengiols, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 19' 14" N8° 9' 30" E8.2km (5.1 miles)
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 21' 54" N8° 13' 15" E8.4km (5.2 miles)
Risihorn, Bellwald, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 27' 47" N8° 9' 15" E8.8km (5.5 miles)
Gorb, Lercheltini area (Lärcheltini), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 21' 49" N8° 13' 40" E8.9km (5.6 miles)
Gandhorn, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 23' 12" N8° 14' 9" E9.1km (5.7 miles)
Flesch lake, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 19' 55" N8° 12' 20" E9.2km (5.7 miles)
Holzerspitz north slope, Feldbach Valley (Fäldbach Valley), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 23' 22" N8° 14' 18" E9.3km (5.8 miles)
Hillehorn northeast slope, Chummibort, Grengiols, Östlich Raron, Valais, Switzerland46° 18' 11" N8° 8' 26" E9.7km (6.0 miles)
Fleschhorn, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 19' 59" N8° 13' 1" E9.8km (6.1 miles)
Bielig Valley (Selking Valley), Biel, Grafschaft, Goms, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 27' 25" N8° 12' 1" E10.0km (6.2 miles)
Wanni glacier - Scherbadung area (Monte Cervandone), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 19' 44" N8° 12' 59" E10.1km (6.3 miles)
Feldbach Valley (Fäldbach Valley), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 23' 42" N8° 14' 56" E10.1km (6.3 miles)
Schmidigewyssi, Gandhorn, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland46° 23' 10" N8° 14' 58" E10.2km (6.3 miles)
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Turschi dolomite deposit, Giessen, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

Turtschi, Giessen, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
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a 1906 picture of the Lengenbach quarry

Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
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Turschi dolomite deposit, Giessen, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

Turtschi, Giessen, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
00272260014947977917484.jpg
a 1906 picture of the Lengenbach quarry

Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
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Turschi dolomite deposit, Giessen, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

Turtschi, Giessen, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
00272260014947977917484.jpg
a 1906 picture of the Lengenbach quarry

Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland

Minerals recorded nearby (within 10.2 km)

Nearby features from geonames.org

Search moreFeatureTypeLatitudeLongitudeDistanceBearing
Lax, BahnhofBus stop46° 23' 16" N8° 7' 3" E0.1km (0.0 miles)
Raiffeisen LaxBank46° 23' 14" N8° 6' 59" E0.1km (0.1 miles)
Lax, BellevueBus stop46° 23' 23" N8° 7' 18" E0.4km (0.3 miles)
RitenaHouse(s)46° 23' 20" N8° 6' 34" E0.6km (0.4 miles)
BrunnenHouse(s)46° 23' 40" N8° 7' 0" E0.7km (0.4 miles)
Lax, Abzw. ErnenBus stop46° 23' 34" N8° 7' 28" E0.8km (0.5 miles)
Ernen, Z'BriggBus stop46° 23' 26" N8° 7' 35" E0.8km (0.5 miles)
Abwasserreinigung Areal FieschSewage treatment plant46° 23' 35" N8° 7' 36" E0.9km (0.6 miles)
Ernen, Wasen-ZauberwaldBus stop46° 23' 9" N8° 7' 49" E1.1km (0.7 miles)
Umspannwerk FieschPower station46° 23' 27" N8° 7' 49" E1.1km (0.7 miles)

Regions in mindat.org that contain this locality

RegionType
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range
SwitzerlandCountry
Valais, SwitzerlandCanton
Goms, Valais, SwitzerlandDistrict
Lax, Goms, Valais, SwitzerlandMunicipality

Regions in GADM Database

RegionGADM number
Switzerland, Valais223.23.0.0.0.0
 
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