Tête de l'Estrop
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|Tête de l'Estrop|
The Tête de l'Estrop
|Elevation||2,961 m (9,715 ft) |
|Prominence||721 m (2,365 ft) |
|Listing||Alpine mountains 2500-2999 m|
|Parent range||Provence Alps and Prealps|
|Easiest route||from Foux d'Allos|
Access to the summit
- It has the scenic peculiarity of being currently the furthest mountain in the world portrayed in front of a sunrise (a worldwide record of sunrise picture).
- On 24 March 2015, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed into the lower western slopes of the mountain.
- Géoportail IGN on www.geoportail.fr
- "Tête de l'Estrop - peakbagger". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
- "Germanwings Airbus A320 crashes in French Alps with 150 people on board: as it happened". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
- French official cartography (Institut géographique national - IGN); on-line version: www.geoportail.fr