Mandallaz mountain

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Mandallaz mountain
Mandallaz mountain is located in France
Mandallaz mountain
Mandallaz mountain
Highest point
Elevation 929 m (3,048 ft)
Coordinates 45°53′56″N 6°06′46″E / 45.898779°N 6.112776°E / 45.898779; 6.112776Coordinates: 45°53′56″N 6°06′46″E / 45.898779°N 6.112776°E / 45.898779; 6.112776
Geography
Location Haute-Savoie, France
Parent range Rhône-Alpes

Geographically, the Mandallaz mountain is a small pre-Alpine massif 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) long by 3–4 km (1.9–2.5 mi) wide, between 500 metres (1,600 ft) and 929 metres (3,048 ft) high (the top is called "The Head"), north-west of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. The Mandallaz has a mirror break, which provoked an earthquake in 1996.[citation needed]