Glarnisch

1965 SB. Discovered 1965 Sept. 19 by P. Wild at Zimmerwald.

Named for the most prominent mountain chain near the discoverer's home town of Glarus {see planet (1687)}. Its highest summit is 2914 meters above sea level. In 1926 the famous astronomer Fritz Zwicky {see planet (1803)} and one of his friends (the later Nobel laureate in chemistry, Thadeus Reichstein) became the first to climb the upper half of its north wall. (M 21129)

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