Croix de Fer

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Croix de Fer
Croix de Fer is located in Switzerland
Croix de Fer
Croix de Fer
Location in the Alps
Highest point
Elevation2,343 m (7,687 ft)
Prominence143 m (469 ft) [1]
Parent peakMont Blanc
Coordinates46°2′11.2″N 6°58′34.4″E / 46.036444°N 6.976222°E / 46.036444; 6.976222Coordinates: 46°2′11.2″N 6°58′34.4″E / 46.036444°N 6.976222°E / 46.036444; 6.976222
Geography
LocationValais, Switzerland
Parent rangeMont Blanc Massif

The Croix de fer (2,343 m) is a mountain of the Mont Blanc Massif, overlooking Trient in the canton of Valais. It is located north of the Tête de Balme and L'Arolette and it is the culminating point of the group between the Col des Montets and the Col de Balme.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Col de Balme (2,200 m).

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