Les Jumelles from Lac de Taney
|Elevation||2,215 m (7,267 ft)|
|Prominence||365 m (1,198 ft)|
|Isolation||2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi)|
|Parent peak||Cornettes de Bise|
|Parent range||Chablais Alps|
Les Jumelles is a mountain in the Chablais Alps, overlooking Taney in Valais. It is composed of two distinct summits, the highest (Grande Jumelle) being 2,215 metres high and the lowest (Petite Jumelle) being 2,182 metres high.
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