Pointe des Plines

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Pointe des Plines
Pointe des Plines is located in Switzerland
Pointe des Plines
Pointe des Plines
Location in Switzerland
Highest point
Elevation 3,052 m (10,013 ft)
Prominence 42 m (138 ft) [1]
Coordinates 45°58′50″N 7°03′20″E / 45.98056°N 7.05556°E / 45.98056; 7.05556Coordinates: 45°58′50″N 7°03′20″E / 45.98056°N 7.05556°E / 45.98056; 7.05556
Geography
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Mont Blanc Massif

The Pointe des Plines (3,052 m) is a minor peak on the east edge of the Mont Blanc massif, close to the Aiguille Dorees, and overlooking the Saleina Glacier in the canton of Valais.

A shelter of the Swiss Alpine Club, the Bivouac de l'Envers des Dorées, is located west of the summit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The key col is located north of the summit at 3,015 metres.

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