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AlpsThe Alps is the collective name for one of the great mountain range systems of Europe, stretching from Austria in the east, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany, through to France in the west. The highest mountain in the Alps is the Mont Blanc at 4810 meters on the French-Italian border.
The European Alps from space,
as seen in May 2002.
Click on the picture itself for a large annotated version
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