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List: Top Ten Highest Mountains in France

Date: 2008

Source: La Geographie

Base: All mountains in France whose summits may be considered individual mountains as opposed to subsidiary peaks.

Notes: Translated from a table called 'Les dix plus hauts sommets de France' - which would translate as 'highest summits' rather than mountains.

Notes on measurement: By convention, mountains are always measured above sea level.

Rank

Mountain

Height in metres

Location

1.

Mont Blanc

4,807

Haute-Savoie

2.

Mont Maudit

4,465

Haute-Savoie

3.

Dome du Gouter

4,304

Haute-Savoie

4.

Mt Blanc du Tacul

4,248

Haute-Savoie

5.

Grandes Jorasses

4,208

Haute-Savoie

6.

Aiguille Verte

4,122

Haute-Savoie

7.

Barre des Ecrins

4,102

Isere/Hautes-Alpes

8.

Aiguille de Bionnassay

4,051

Haute-Savoie

9.

Les Droites

4,000

Haute-Savoie

10.

La Meije

3,985

Isere/Hautes-Alpes


 
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