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Hautes Alpes

This is the take-off place of the 2009 world's hang-gliding Championship during the first day of the competition with the cumulus starting building which annouce another very ggod day of flying

Copyright: Ali Gali
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 01/12/2010
Uploaded: 01/12/2010
Actualizat: 07/03/2015
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Tags: sport; hang-gliding take-off
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More About Hautes Alpes

The department is surrounded by the following French departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Drôme, Isère, and Savoie. Italy borders it on the east. Hautes-Alpes is located in the Alps mountain range. The average elevations is over 1000 m, and the highest elevation is over 4000 m. The only three sizable towns are Gap, Briançon, and Embrun, which was the subprefecture until 1926. The third highest commune in all of Europe is the village of Saint-Véran. Gap and Briançon are the highest prefecture and subprefecture in France. Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hautes-Alpes