France
Chaîne de Belledonne 2'997 m

Chaîne de Belledonne is a mountain range located northwest of the Dauphine Alps in the southeast of France.

The southern end of the range forms the eastern wall of the mountains, which surround the city of Grenoble.

Its highest peak is Le Grand Pic de Belledonne 2’977 m.

Other peaks: La Croix de Belledonne (2’929 m), Le Rocher Blanc (2’927 m, Les Aiguilles de l'Argentière  (2’915 m), Le Rocher Badon  (2’912 m), La Pyramide  (2’912 m), Le Puy Gris (2’908 m), Le Bec d'Arguille (2’891 m), L’Aiguille d'Olle (2’885 m), Le Rocher d'Arguille (2’885 m), La Pointe de Comberousse (2’866 m), La Grande Lance d'Allemond (2’842 m), Le Charmet de l'Aiguille (2’826 m), La Pointe de la Porte d'Eglise (2’812 m), Le Pic du Frêne (2’807 m), Le Pic du Grand Doménon (2’802 m), Le Grand Morétan (2’800 m), La Grande Lance de Domène (2’790 m), Le Grand Charnier d'Allemont (2’777 m), Le Pic Couttet (2’764 m), Le Grand Crozet (2,762 m), Le Pic de la Grande Valloire (2’758 m), La Selle du Puy Gris (2’758 m), Le Rocher de l'Homme (2’755 m), Roche Rousse (2’753 m), Le Pic Lamartine (2’752 m), La Grande Lauzière (2’741 m), Le Ferrouillet (2'571 m), Pic des Cabottes (2'732 m), Pic de la Belle Étoile (2'718 m), Cime delle Jasse (2'478 m).

 

France 1968 Vercours Mountain stamp Autrans ski resort issued Niger

Niger 1968, Chamrousse, Ski resort, located in the southern part of Chaîne de Belledonne.
Chamrousse hosted the six alpine skiing events during the 1968 Winter Olympics.

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Belledonne Mountain stamp 1971 France

France 1971, Chaine de Belledonne seen from Grenoble.

 

 

 

France 2012, Chaine de Belledonne seen from St. Bernard du Touvet.
The stamp (self-adhesive) was issued in the series "Collector Timbré - Isère Savoie 2012".

 

 

 

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