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Mont Blanc
Sooth face o Mont Blanc / Monte Bianco frae Savoie
Heichest pynt
Elevation4,807 m (15,771 ft)
Prominence4,696 m (15,407 ft) 
Ranked 11t
Isolation2,812 kilometre (1,747 mi)
Paurent peakMoont Everest
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Seiven Summits
Coordinates45°50′01″N 006°51′54″E / 45.83361°N 6.86500°E / 45.83361; 6.86500Coordinates: 45°50′01″N 006°51′54″E / 45.83361°N 6.86500°E / 45.83361; 6.86500
Mont Blanc is located in Alps
Mont Blanc
Mont Blanc
Location in the Alps
LocationAosta Valley, Italy
Haute-Savoie, Fraunce
Parent rangeGraian Alps
First ascent8 August 1786 by
Jacques Balmat
Michel-Gabriel Paccard

Mont Blanc (French pronunciation: ​[mɔ̃.blɑ̃]) or Monte Bianco, baith meanin "White Moontain", is the heichest moontain in the Alps an the heichest peak in Europe ootside o the Caucasus range.[1]


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  1. The Caucasus wattershed haes conventionally been uised as the boondary atween Europe an Asie syne the mid 19t century. The Caucasus haes a nummer o peaks heicher than Mont Blanc either merkin the Roushie-Georgian border or just within Roushie (Moont Elbrus in the North Caucasus at 5641 m is the heichest peak in Europe when includin the Caucasus).