Graian Alps

 Stretch of alps along French-Italian border.

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  • Graian Alps — [grā′ən] division of the W Alps, along the French Italian border: highest peak, c. 13,320 ft (4,060 m) * * * ▪ mountains, Europe French  Alpes Grées, or Alpes Graies,  Italian  Alpi Graie,         northern segment of the Western Alps along the… …   Universalium

  • Graian Alps — [grā′ən] division of the W Alps, along the French Italian border: highest peak, c. 13,320 ft (4,060 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Graian Alps — Geobox|Range name=Graian Alps image caption=Mont Blanc area, Mer de Glace in foreground country=France | country1=Italy | country2=Switzerland region=Savoie | region1=Piedmont | region2=Aosta Valley | region3=Valais parent=Alps border=Chablais… …   Wikipedia

  • Graian Alps — /ˌgreɪən ˈælps/ (say .grayuhn alps), /ˌgraɪ / (say .gruy ) plural noun the northern part of the western Alps on the French Italian border. Highest peak, Gran Paradiso, 4061 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Graian Alps — geographical name section of W Alps S of Mont Blanc on border between France & Italy see Gran Paradiso …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Alps — Alpe redirects here. For the German river, see Alpe (river). For other uses, see Alps (disambiguation). Alps Range The …   Wikipedia

  • Alps — (Roget s IV) n. Major divisions of the Alps include: Swiss, Italian, Austrian, Jurian, Cottian, Graian, Liqurian, Maritime, Bernese, Pennine, Lepontine, Rhaetian, Bavarian, Carnic; see also mountain 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • ALPS, THE —    the vastest mountain system in Europe; form the boundary between France, Germany, and Switzerland on the N. and W., and Italy on the S., their peaks mostly covered with perpetual snow, the highest being Mont Blanc, within the frontiers of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Geography of the Alps — The Alps cover a large area. This article describes the delimitation of the Alps as a whole and of subdivisions of the range, follows the course of the main chain of the Alps and discusses the lakes and glaciers found in the region.The Alps form… …   Wikipedia

  • List of mountains of the Alps — This is a list of mountains of the Alps, ordered by elevation. For a list ordered by topographic prominence, see the list of Alpine peaks by prominence.{|class= wikitable sortable !Name!Range!Country!Elevation (m) Mont Blanc||Mont Blanc… …   Wikipedia

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