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The Brevent, facing Mont-Blanc
France

Panoramic view from the Brevent in Chamonix, facing the Mont-Blanc, the highest peak in Western Europe. Altitude 2525 meters. Relax and enjoy the scenery.

Copyright: Olivier Charlois
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Subida: 18/10/2011
Actualizado: 05/08/2014
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Tags: massif du mont-blanc; mont-blanc; chamonix; montagne; mountain
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