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The Chartreuse Mountains is a mountain range located in eastern France.

 The range is stretching from the city of Grenoble towards Chambéry in the north. The highest peak is Chamechaude 2'082 metres.

Other Peaks: Chamechaude (2'082 m), La Dent de Crolles (2'062 m), Les Lances de Malissard (2'045 m), Le Grand Som (2'026 m), Le Dôme de Bellefont (1'975 m), Le Piton de Bellefont (1'958 m), Le Granier (1'933 m), La Grande Sure (1'920 m), Le Charmant Som (1'867 m), Le Sommet du Pinet ou le Truc (1'867 m), Les Rochers de Chalves (1'845 m), Rocher de Lorzier (1'838 m), La Dent de l'Ours (1'820 m), Le Petit Som (1'772m), La Pinéa (1'771 m), Le Mont Outheran (1'673 m), Les Grands Crêts (1'489 m), L'Écoutoux (1'406 m), Le mont Saint-Eynard (1'358 m), Le Néron (1'298 m).

 

France 1984  Massif de la Chartreuse Mountain stamp Grand Som

France 1984, Grande Chartreuse monastery.
in the background is Mont Petit Som 1'772 m (left) and Grand Som 2'026 m (right).
(Grande Chartreuse is the head monastery of the Carthusian order)

 

France, Grande Chartreuse monastery and Mont Charmont Som stamp issued 2007 by France

France 2007, Monastère de la Grande Chartreuse.
Mont Charmont Som 1'867 metres in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Portraits de Régions IX".
The stamp issued as "bloc de feuillet" as well, please see below.

 

France 2007, Massif de la Chartreuse, bloc de feuillet.

 

France 2010 Monastère de la Grande Chartreuse stamp 

France 2010, Monastère de la Grande Chartreuse.
Grande Chartreuse monastery and Mont Charmont Som 1'867 metres in background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Collector Timbré - La France comme j’aime - Rhône-Alpes".

 

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