Jungfrau is the highest of the three majestic peaks in the Bernese Alps. The other two are Eiger and Mönch. The peak was first reached by the Meyer Brothers from Aarau in the company of two chamois hunters from Valais. The name Jungfrau is the German word for ‘maiden’ or ‘virgin’.
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In the name Vierwaldstatter See also known as the Lake of the Four Forest Cantons, the four forest cantons are Uri, Schwyz, Unterwalden, and Lucerne. The first three are the original cantons of the first Swiss federation. Unterwalden is divided into Obwalden and Nidwalden.
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