La Grande Casse, France

Prominence: 1305 m, 4282 ft

Elevation: 3855 meters, 12,648 feet

Approx. Isolation: 36.59 km, 22.74 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 24' 19'' N; 6° 49' 39'' E
45.405193, 6.827456 (Dec Deg)
329982E 5030260N Zone 32 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionSavoie (Highest Point)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1305 m/4282 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1305 m/4282 ft
  Key Col: near Colle del Nivolet    2550 m/8366 ft
Isolation36.59 km/22.74 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gran Paradiso  (ENE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Western Alps
Range4: Graian Alps
Range5: Massif de Vanoise (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsRhone
Gulf of Lion
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Parc national de la Vanoise (Highest Point)

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