Cornettes de Bise

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Cornettes de Bise
Cornettes de Bise.jpg
View from Chevenne (south)
Highest point
Elevation 2,432 m (7,979 ft)
Prominence 1,063 m (3,488 ft) [1]
Isolation 18.2 km (11.3 mi) [2]
Parent peak Mont Blanc
Coordinates 46°19′57″N 6°47′04″E / 46.33250°N 6.78444°E / 46.33250; 6.78444Coordinates: 46°19′57″N 6°47′04″E / 46.33250°N 6.78444°E / 46.33250; 6.78444
Cornettes de Bise is located in Alps
Cornettes de Bise
Cornettes de Bise
Location in the Alps
Location Valais, Switzerland
Haute-Savoie, France
Parent range Chablais Alps

The Cornettes de Bise is a mountain in the Chablais Alps, overlooking Lake Geneva. At 2,432 metres above sea level, it is the highest summit of the subrange running from Pas de Morgins to Lake Geneva. The mountain is located on the border between France (west) and Switzerland (east).

Nearest localities are Miex (Valais) and La Chapelle-d'Abondance (Haute Savoie). Various trails lead to the summit from both sides.


View from the summit

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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Pas de Morgins (1,369 m).
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is north of the Hauts-Forts. Between the Cornettes de Bises and the Hauts-Forts lie the equally high Mont de Grange.

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