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Plan de l'Aiguille - 8
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Aiguille du Midi, sur le toit de l'Europe!

L'aiguille du Midi se situe dans le massif du Mont-Blanc. Culminant à 3 842 mètres, elle est la plus haute des aiguilles de Chamonix. Sur le sommet principal, s'élève une tour, portant des antennes de télécommunication, qui représente le point culminant actuel.


L'aiguille est le point d'arrivée d'un téléphérique — le téléphérique de l'aiguille du Midi. Sa gare supérieure est située à 3 777 mètres d'altitude. L'Aiguille abrite le plus haut centre d'émission hertzien de France. Elle est le point de départ de la descente de la vallée Blanche et de la télécabine Panoramic Mont-Blanc qui traverse le glacier du Géant jusqu'à la pointe Helbronner sur le versant italien à (3 462 mètres), avec sa vue imprenable sur la vallée d'Aoste et tout le Piémont.

Origine: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aiguille_du_Midi

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Copyright: Michel M A L H E R B E.
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10946x5473
Taken: 15/09/2012
Uploaded: 13/10/2012
Updated: 10/07/2014
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Tags: station intermédiaire plan de l'aiguille (adaptation de l'altitude (comptez 2h!))
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