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Grenoble from above La Dent Du Loup
France

A view of Grenoble from just above la Dent Du Loup - a popular viewpoint in the Vercors region, just 30 minutes drive from Grenoble.  It is accessible by hiking or snow-shoe in the winter.

The literal translation is the Wolf's tooth, although I don't know anything about the history of the place, or why it obtained this name.

Copyright: Andy Bryant
Type: Spherical
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Caricate: 12/11/2011
Aggiornato: 13/08/2014
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Tags: mountain; city; grenoble
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