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Location address: Austria, Reutte, Jungholz
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The summit of the mountain Sorgschrofen (1636 m) is very peculiar from a geographic point of view. The area north of it, called Jungholz, forms an exclave of Austria that is connected to the rest of Austria by a single point, which is the summit of the mountain Sorgschrofen (1636 m). As well as housing border post number 110 on the normal international border between Tyrol and Bavaria, a second border starts and, having gone round Jungholz, ends there. There are thus borders extending in four directions from the summit, called a quadripoint. Two Austrian (Tyrolian, Reutte) and two German (Bavarian, Oberallgäu) municipalities meet at that point.
Sorgschrofen is a 1,635 m tall mountain in the Allgäu Alps of Bavaria, Germany. A lower summit of Sorgschrofen is the 1,613 m tall Zinken. There is a summit cross on both Sorgschrofen and Zinken.
The summit is the only landlink Jungholz has to the rest of Austria. A rare occurrence found on the summit is that four borders meet in a quadripoint: