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Grandes Jorasses, France/Italy


Prominence: 843 m, 2766 ft

Elevation: 4208 meters, 13,806 feet


Approx. Isolation: 7.89 km, 4.9 mi
Highest SummitPointe Walker
SubpeaksGrandes Jorasses-Pointe Whymper (4184 m/13,727 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 52' 7'' N; 6° 59' 18'' E
45.868549, 6.988343 (Dec Deg)
343865E 5081410N Zone 32 (UTM)
CountryFrance
Italy
State/ProvinceRhône-Alpes
Valle d’Aosta
County/Second Level RegionHaute-Savoie
Aosta
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From the lower Vallée Blanche ski route, the massive Aiguille du Tacul dominates the view. The Aiguille de Rochefort is the pointy peak to the right, and the famous Grandes Jorasses is in the background to the left (1996-03-12).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 843 m/2766 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 843 m/2766 ft
  Key Col: Col du Géant    3365 m/11,040 ft
Isolation7.89 km/4.9 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mont Blanc du Tacul  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Western Alps
Range4: Savoy Alps
Range5: Mont Blanc Massif
Drainage BasinsPo
Adriatic Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
First AscentJune 30, 1868
Melchior Anderegg
Julien Grange
Johan Juan
Horace Walker
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