Pointe de Bellevue

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Pointe de Bellevue

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Pointe de Bellevue (left) from Aigle
Highest point
Elevation 2,042 m (6,699 ft)
Prominence 355 m (1,165 ft) [1]
Parent peak Cornettes de Bise
Coordinates 46°15′27″N6°53′15″E / 46.25750°N 6.88750°E / 46.25750; 6.88750 Coordinates: 46°15′27″N6°53′15″E / 46.25750°N 6.88750°E / 46.25750; 6.88750
Geography
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Pointe de Bellevue
Location in Switzerland
Location Switzerland
Parent range Chablais Alps

The Pointe de Bellevue is a mountain in the Chablais Alps, overlooking Monthey in Valais. It is located in the northern foothills, which are separated from the Dents du Midi by the Val d'Illiez and Pas de Morgins

Mountain A large landform that rises fairly steeply above the surrounding land over a limited area

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Chablais Alps

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Monthey Place in Valais, Switzerland

Monthey is the capital of the district of Monthey in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

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