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Dauphine Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointBarre des Écrins (4102 m/13,458 ft)
CountriesFrance
States/ProvincesRhône-Alpes (64%), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (35%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area25,405 sq km / 9,809 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent248 km / 154 mi North-South
169 km / 105 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 46' N; 5° 45' E
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Map of Dauphine Alps
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Dauphine Alps.
Western AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Maritime AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Dauphine AlpsLevel 4
         Cottian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Savoy AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Graian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Dauphine Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Barre des Écrins410213,458 
2.La Meije398313,068 
3.L'Ailefroide395412,972 
4.Mont Pelvoux394312,936 
5.Pic Sans Nom391312,838 
6.Les Bans366912,037 
7.Les Aiguilles d'Arves351411,529 
8.Bonvoisin348011,417 
9.Pic Bayle346511,368 
10.Pic de l'Etendard346411,365 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Dauphine Alps

Aiguille Rouge
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The Aiguille Rouge as seen from Lac Bellety (2014-07-05). Photo by Graziano Coppa.
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Mont Ventoux
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The summit area of Mont Ventoux (2008-04-04). Photo by Peter Stone.
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