Col de l'Échelle

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Col de l'Échelle
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Elevation 1,762 m (5,781 ft)
Traversed by D1T
Location Hautes-Alpes, France
Range Alps
Coordinates 45°01′35″N 6°39′25″E / 45.02639°N 6.65694°E / 45.02639; 6.65694Coordinates: 45°01′35″N 6°39′25″E / 45.02639°N 6.65694°E / 45.02639; 6.65694
Col de l'Échelle is located in Alps
Col de l'Échelle
Col de l'Échelle
Location of Col de l'Échelle

Col de l'Échelle (el. 1762 m., in Italian Colle della Scala) is a mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Hautes-Alpes in France. It is the lower mountain pass between France and Italy and connects Vallée de la Clarée and Vallée Étroite (commune of Névache, Dora Riparia basin).

The col is next to Bardonecchia in Italy.

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