Welcome to the 'Lonely Peaks' visualization!
This visualisation gives some insights about the peaks and aerialways in Voralberg.
In Vorarlberg there are around 545 peaks
(Source: Open Street Maps and cleaned by myself)
While there are 545 peaks there are also 284 aerialways.
The closest peak to aerialway distance is 40m.
The average distance is 3.18km
and the loneliest peak is 12.74km away from its nearest aerialway
(Kleiner Piz Buin to Breitspitzbahn)
The average distance from an aerialway to the next peak is 1.06km.
The minimal distance is 40m (Bettler Älpele)
The maximal distance is 2.8km (Valisera I)
Some people argue that there are too much aerialways in Voralberg.
And some people find that there are not enough aerialways at all.
This visualization is based on data extracted from OpenStreetMap
( © OpenStreetMap-Mitwirkende) and therefore under the
licenced under the ODbl (except the evalation data).
Elevation images rendered from data obtained from Jonathan de Ferranti's website viewfinderpanoramas
Data processing was done in Python, gdal and various linux shell commands. The visualization is created with d3.js.