0 Likes

Tete du Colonney, 2692 meters
France

A panoramic view from the top of the Tête du Colonney to 2692 meters.

Copyright: Olivier charlois
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 17/10/2011
Updated: 05/08/2014
Views:

...


Tags: sommet; mountaintop; savoie; mont-blanc; sallanches; flaine; desert de platé
comments powered by Disqus

Vincent Vermorel
Platé rocky desert from the pass of Portette
françois paris
plaine-joux haute savoie - vallée des avalanches - face au massif du Mont-Blanc
Clement Julienne
Tete Louis Philipe
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Hameau d'Ayères
françois paris
servoz
Cosson Sébastien
Zone d'échange TGV / TMB
Cosson Sébastien
Le parvis de la gare
Cosson Sébastien
Le square des Thermes
Cosson Sébastien
Le Club House du parc thermal
Cosson Sébastien
Torrent le Bon Nant
Cosson Sébastien
Les Thermes
Cosson Sébastien
La Passerelle des Thermes
Phillip Roberts
Pont Cwmyfedwen, Taf Fechan, Brecon Beacons, Wales
William Hamblin
Greek Orthodox Capernaum, Israel
Richard Chesher
New Caledonia coral reef reserve
Jan Koehn
Giant sequoia trees 2
Phillip Roberts
Mewslade Bay, Gower Peninsula, West Glamorgan, Wales
Martin Broomfield
Glodok Canal Jakarta
Richard Chesher
Marine Reserve New Caledonia Ilot Goelands
jacky cheng
Hun Qi Zhai 2 Into The Hospital
Richard Chesher
Noumea Diving - the Escapade Coral Reef
Adam Dreller
Nisqually River In The Mountains
Judit Andrasi
Glacier on the verge of extinction
Michael Medina
Punchbowl Falls - Eagle Creek
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Prequ ile de Giens
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
La Londe-les-Maures, the port
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Hameau d'Ayères
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
The village of Aiguines
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Col De La Forclaz Suisse 360cities
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Sanctuary of Notre-Dame des Anges
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Lus - La Jarjatte
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Panoramic view from the Mont Faron in Toulon
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
La Garde dans le Var, depuis la chapelle castrale du XIIème siècle
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Ski area of the city of Haute-Savoie Combloux
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
The village of Aiguines and Lake St. Croix
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Tete du Colonney, Hautes-Alpes, France
More About France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.Text by Steve Smith.