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03-Sep-2019

The Monte Rosa Massif. Dufourspitze

The Monte Rosa massif, flanked by glaciers, is the highest mountain in the Swiss Alps. Depending on the method of counting, it has ten peaks higher than 4,000 m, and lies partly in Italy. The Dufourspitze (4,634 m, right, black rocky crest) in the Monte Rosa massif is Switzerland’s highest peak.The Dufour peak is the highest summit in Switzerland and one of the ten main summits of the Monte Rosa massif. Its rival is the Dom, the highest mountain located entirely within Swiss territory. The 150th anniversary of the first ascent was celebrated in 2005: Federal Councillor Joseph Deiss, together with Zermatt mountain guides who were descendants of the first conquerors of the mountain, climbed from the old Monte Rosa cabin to the peak in a seven-hour tour. There he met up with the Italian minister of agriculture, Giovanni Alemanno.

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Jean D26-Sep-2019 16:59
A majestic scene of this beautiful mountain. ~V
Réal Jauvin20-Sep-2019 17:36
Que de beauté est présenté dans cette prise!!
Tom Munson20-Sep-2019 01:35
Beautiful capture, Jose.
janescottcumming20-Sep-2019 00:39
Such a beautiful area.
Helen Betts20-Sep-2019 00:03
Well composed capture of this impressive mountain. V.
laine19-Sep-2019 22:54
The mountains are certainly endless.
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad19-Sep-2019 20:26
A magnificent mountain. V
Apostolos Tikopoulos19-Sep-2019 20:01
What a beautiful and spectacular composition, V.
Walter Otto Koenig19-Sep-2019 19:38
A beautiful view of this impressive mountain range. "V"
Nick Paoni19-Sep-2019 19:30
A beautiful vista.
Jim Coffman19-Sep-2019 19:12
Absolutely gorgeous!!
victorswan19-Sep-2019 19:06
wow how beautiful this is and so spectacular lovely image Jose BV
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