Alps

geographical name

mountain system in south central Europe extending from the Mediterranean coast at the border between France and Italy to the western Balkan Peninsula

Note: The sources of the Rhine, Rhône, and Po rivers are located in the Alps.

see mont blanc

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“Alps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alps. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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