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9 mountains you may never see in person

By: Shea Gunther on Feb. 19, 2011, 10:06 a.m.
Mont Blac

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Mont Blanc, France

Mont Blanc rises 15,782 feet above sea level and straddles the border between France and Italy. It's the highest mountain in the Alps, but because it's elevation changes year to year depending on the snow pack, it's exact height is in constant flux. First climbed in 1786, the mountain sees an average of 20,000 ascents a year and is considered a fairly easy climb, if a bit long.

Google Earth coordinates:

45° 54'54.61" N, 6° 54'59.24" E