Tête de l'Estrop

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Tête de l'Estrop
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The Tête de l'Estrop
Highest point
Elevation 2,961 m (9,715 ft) [1]
Prominence 721 m (2,365 ft) [2]
Listing Alpine mountains 2500-2999 m
Coordinates 44°17′14″N06°30′17″E / 44.28722°N 6.50472°E / 44.28722; 6.50472 Coordinates: 44°17′14″N06°30′17″E / 44.28722°N 6.50472°E / 44.28722; 6.50472
Geography
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Tête de l'Estrop
Location in the Alps
Location Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France
Parent range Provence Alps and Prealps
Climbing
Easiest route from Foux d'Allos
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Tête de l'Estrop: view from the summit

The Tête de l'Estrop is a mountain of the French Prealps located in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France. It is the highest peak of the Provence Alps and Prealps.

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Geography

Administratively the mountain is divided between the French communes of Prads-Haute-Bléone (southern slopes) and Méolans-Revel (vallon du Laverq, northern slopes). [1]

Access to the summit

The easiest route to the summit starts from La Foux d'Allos, a ski resort in the commune of Allos, which reaches the top through the eastern slopes of the mountain.

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References

  1. 1 2 Géoportail IGN on www.geoportail.fr
  2. "Tête de l'Estrop - peakbagger". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  3. "Germanwings Airbus A320 crashes in French Alps with 150 people on board: as it happened". The Daily Telegraph . Retrieved 27 March 2015.

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