The Alps

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The Alps in Rhone Alpes - beautiful!
The Alps (74, 73, 38) is the French part of Europe’s most important mountain. More than half of Rhone Alps region has an altitude of over 500 metres. The Alps territory stretches from Lake Geneva to the Cevennes and Provence. Rhône-Alpes has two high mountain national parks: la Vanoise and Les Ecrins, the famous Mont Blanc and Vercors is it’s main chain of mountains and plateaus located between the valleys of the rivers Drôme and Isère. Rhône-Alpes is the only region in France to have glaciers. According to meteorologists, there are about 24 specific climates in Rhône-Alpes region.
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