Mont Ruan

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Mont Ruan
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Highest point
Elevation 3,057 m (10,030 ft)
Prominence 227 m (745 ft) [1]
Parent peak Tour Sallière
Coordinates 46°07′27″N 6°54′10″E / 46.12417°N 6.90278°E / 46.12417; 6.90278Coordinates: 46°07′27″N 6°54′10″E / 46.12417°N 6.90278°E / 46.12417; 6.90278
Geography
Mont Ruan is located in Switzerland
Mont Ruan
Mont Ruan
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
(mountain partially in France)
Parent range Chablais Alps

Mont Ruan (or Grand Mont Ruan) is a mountain in the Chablais Alps, overlooking the lake of Emosson in the Swiss canton of Valais. At 3,057 metres above sea level, its main summit is located 200 metres away from the French border, where lies a slightly lower summit (3,044 m).

Mont Ruan is the westernmost mountain rising above 3,000 metres in Switzerland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Col de la Tour Sallière (2,830 m).

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