The Zugspitze is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains as well as the highest mountain in Germany. Its height is estimated at 9,718 ft above sea level. The peak lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and the border between Germany and Austria runs over its western summit.

Did you know? South of the mountain is a plateau with numerous caves. There are also three glaciers, including the two largest in the country.

This might be interesting: The mountain is the highest one in Germany but its height is not even close to that one of the highest mountain in the world. Its elevation is only 9,718 ft, while Lupghar Sar which is the 109th on the list of the tallest mountains has an elevation of 23,622 ft.

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