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The Most Famous European Ice Mountains

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The Most Famous European Ice Mountains

Celebrating the broadcast of the French thriller Mont Blanc Murders, set on the mesmerizing Mont Blanc, we have selected three famous European mountains one should visit at least once.

Mont Blanc

Probably the most famous European mountain, Mont Blanc (White Mountain) is the tallest mountain in the Alps and the highest in Europe west of Russia's Caucasus peaks. Mont Blanc rises 4,808.7 m (15,777 ft) above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic prominence. The summit is on the watershed line between the valleys of Ferret and Veny in Italy and the valleys of Montjoie, and Arve in France, in the middle of what is generally considered to be the border between the two countries.

Dom

Located in Switzerland, the Dom is a mountain of the Pennine Alps, located in the canton of Valais. Its 4,545 m (14,911 ft) summit makes this mountain the third highest in the Alps and the second highest in Switzerland, after Monte Rosa. The Dom is the main summit of the Mischabel group, which is the highest massif in Switzerland.

Although Dom is a German synonym for 'dome', it can also mean 'cathedral' and the mountain is named after the cathedral of Canon Berchtold of Sitten, the first person to survey the vicinity.

Dykh-Tau, Russia

Dykh-Tau (also called Dikh Tau or Dycktau) is known as “jagged mount” in Turkic, and is aptly named! located in Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia, its peak stands about 5 km (3 mi) north of the border with Georgia. Dykh-Tau is the second highest of the Caucasus Mountains, after Mount Elbrus, and is the second highest mountain in Europe.

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