The Alps are a range of mountains in caused by uplift in the European Plate as it is impacted by the African Plate moving north; they stretch from through , , , , , and into .
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is the highest summit of Western Europe, on the border between France and Italy. Photo: Sanchezn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between and . Photo: Thisisbossi, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The is part of the Alps and are located in at the southern end of the federal state of and continue across the border into . Photo: Basti007, CC BY 3.0.

is the name for a massive international ski area that straddles the French and Swiss borders. Photo: Roland Zumbuehl, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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