Monte Rosa

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Monte Rosa
Dufourspitze
DS1 8914-18 HDR Monte Rosa2.jpg
Wast view o Monte Rosa
Heichest point
Elevation 4,634 m (15,203 ft)
Prominence 2,165 m (7,103 ft) [1]
Ranked 7t in the Alps
Isolation 78.3 km (48.7 mi) [2]
Parent peak Mont Blanc
Leetin Kintra heich pynt
Canton heich pynt
Ultra
Seiven Seicont Summits
Coordinates 45°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
Namin
Translation Ice Moontain
Geografie
Location in Swisserland
Location Valais, Swisserland
(massif pairtially in Italy)
Parent range Pennine Alps
Topo map Swisstopo 1348 Zermatt
Climbing
First ascent August 1, 1855 bi Matthäus an Johannes Zumtaugwald, Ulrich Lauener, Christopher an James Smyth, Charles Hudson, John Birkbeck an Edward Stephenson.
Easiest route rock/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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.