International Foundation of the High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat (HFSJG)
Fondation internationale des stations scientifiques à haute altitude de Jungfraujoch et du Gornergrat
Internationale Stiftung Hochalpine Forschungsstationen Jungfraujoch und Gornergrat (HFSJG)
1930 Bern Switzerland
1930, Bern (Switzerland), by Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland and UK, as Jungfraujoch Scientific Station, International Foundation -- Station scientifique du Jungfraujoch, fondation internationale, under supervision of Swiss Federal Council. Originated from 1894 concession given to the Jungfrau Railway Company, stipulating the building of an Observatory on the Jungfraujoch; and formation, 1922, of Swiss Jungfraujoch Commission. Commenced activities 4 Jul 1931.
Enable scientific research work to be carried out at altitudes above 3,500 m or which require an Alpine climate.
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