Monte Rosa

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Monte Rosa
Wast view o Monte Rosa
Heichest pynt
Elevation4,634 m (15,203 ft)
Prominence2,165 m (7,103 ft) [1]
Ranked 7t in the Alps
Isolation78.3 km (48.7 mi) [2]
Paurent peakMont Blanc
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Canton heich pynt
Seiven Seicont Summits
Coordinates45°56′12.6″N 7°52′01.4″E / 45.936833°N 7.867056°E / 45.936833; 7.867056Coordinates: 45°56′12.6″N 7°52′01.4″E / 45.936833°N 7.867056°E / 45.936833; 7.867056
TranslationIce Moontain
Monte Rosa is located in Swisserland
Monte Rosa
Monte Rosa
Location in Swisserland
LocationValais, Swisserland
(massif pairtially in Italy)
Parent rangePennine Alps
Topo mapSwisstopo 1348 Zermatt
First ascentAugust 1, 1855 bi Matthäus an Johannes Zumtaugwald, Ulrich Lauener, Christopher an James Smyth, Charles Hudson, John Birkbeck an Edward Stephenson.
Easiest routerock/snaw/ice climb

Monte Rosa (Italian an German) or Mont Rose (French) is a huge ice-covered moontain in the Alps, locatit on the wattershed atween northren an soothren Europe.

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  1. Retrieved frae the Swisstopo topografic cairts. The key col is the Great St Bernard Pass (2,469 m)
  2. Retrieved frae Google Earth. The nearest pynt o heicher elevation is east o Mont Blanc.