Oberalp ōˈbər-älp [key], Alpine pass, 6,733 ft (2,052 m) high, between Grisons and Uri cantons, S central Switzerland. Oberalpsee, a small lake, is nearby, and the Alpine peak Oberalpstock, 10,926 ft (3,330 m) high, is northeast of the pass.

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