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Rhône Glacier

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The Rhône Glacier (German: Rhonegletscher, Walliser German: Rottengletscher, French: le glacier du Rhône, Italian: ghiacciaio del Rodano) is a glacier in the Swiss Alps and the source of the river Rhône and one of the primary contributors to Lake Geneva in the far eastern end of the Swiss canton of Valais. Because the glacier is located close to the Furka Pass road it is easily accessible.
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Rhône Glacier

Rhône Glacier

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Rhône Glacier is a glacier in the Swiss Alps and the source of the river Rhône and one of the primary contributors to Lake Geneva in the far eastern end of the Swiss canton of Valais.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rh%C3%B4ne_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 3262.63
Rhône

Rhône

River in Europe

  • Desc: The Rhône is one of the major rivers of Europe and has twice the average discharge of the Loire, rising in the Rhône Glacier in the Swiss Alps at the far eastern end of the Swiss canton of Valais, passing through Lake Geneva and running through southeastern France.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rh%C3%B4ne
  • Type: Thing, BodyOfWater, RiverBodyOfWater, Place
  • Result Score: 1.30
Aletsch Glacier

Aletsch Glacier

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Aletsch Glacier or Great Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps. It has a length of about 23 km, has about a volume of 15.4 km³, and covers about 81.7 km² in the eastern Bernese Alps in the Swiss canton of Valais.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aletsch_Glacier
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction, Place, LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings
  • Result Score: 1.04

Argentière Glacier

Glacier in France

  • Desc: The Argentière Glacier is a glacier in the French Alps. It is one of the larger glaciers found within the Mont Blanc massif, and is situated above the village of Argentière.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argenti%C3%A8re_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.23
Plaine Morte

Plaine Morte

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Plaine Morte Glacier is a glacier located at an elevation of 2,750 m, in the canton of Bern above Lenk and in the Valais above Crans-Montana in Switzerland.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaine_Morte_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.22
Gorner Glacier

Gorner Glacier

Glacier in Europe

  • Desc: The Gorner Glacier is a valley glacier found on the west side of the Monte Rosa massif close to Zermatt in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. It is about 12.4 km long and 1 to 1.5 km wide.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorner_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.21
Fee Glacier

Fee Glacier

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Fee Glacier is a 4.7 km long glacier situated in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. In 1973 it had a length of 5.0 km and an area of 7.5 km².
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fee_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.09
Lang Glacier

Lang Glacier

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Lang Glacier is a 6.6 km long glacier situated in the Bernese Alps in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 10.1 km².
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lang_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.07
Aiguille du Midi

Aiguille du Midi

Mountain in France

  • Desc: The Aiguille du Midi is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif within the French Alps. It is a popular tourist destination and can be directly accessed by cable car from Chamonix that takes visitors close to Mont Blanc.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aiguille_du_Midi
  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.07
Turtmann Glacier

Turtmann Glacier

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Turtmann Glacier is a 5 km long glacier situated in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 5.91 km². The glacier is located north of Bishorn and Weisshorn. On an altitude of 3256m, at the western border of the glacier, lies the Tracuit Hut.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtmann_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.07
Otemma Glacier

Otemma Glacier

Glacier in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Otemma Glacier is a 7.7 km long glacier situated in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 17.5 km².
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otemma_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.05
Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva

Lake in Europe

Les Deux Alpes

Les Deux Alpes

Ski resort in Mont-de-Lans, France

  • Desc: Les Deux Alpes is a ski resort in the French Isère département. The village sits at 1,650 m and lifts run to 3,600 m. It has the largest skiable glacier in Europe and is France's second oldest ski resort behind Chamonix, where the largest mountain in western Europe is located, Mont Blanc.
  • URL: http://www.les2alpes.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Deux_Alpes
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.03
Lac du Bourget

Lac du Bourget

Lake in France

  • Desc: Lac du Bourget, also locally known as Lac Gris or Lac d'Aix, is a lake at the southernmost end of the Jura Mountains in the department of Savoie, France.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac_du_Bourget
  • Type: LakeBodyOfWater, Thing, BodyOfWater, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.02
Furka Pass

Furka Pass

Mountain pass in Switzerland

  • Desc: Furka Pass, with an elevation of 2,429 metres, is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri. The Furka Oberalp Bahn line through the Furka Tunnel bypasses the pass. The base tunnel opened in 1982 and replaced a tunnel at 2100 m. The Furka Pass was used as a location in the James Bond film Goldfinger. One curve on the east side of the pass is even named "James Bond Strasse". At the sign, there is a lookout point with a small parking area.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Furka_Pass
  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.02
Lac de Paladru

Lac de Paladru

Lake in France

  • Desc: Lake Paladru is a small lake located in the Isère département, near Charavines, in France. The lake was formed by the glacier of the Rhône. It is 6 km long and 1.2 km wide when full. Maximum depth: 33m.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac_de_Paladru
  • Type: Thing, BodyOfWater, LakeBodyOfWater, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.02
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

Commune in France

Saint-Éloy-la-Glacière

Saint-Éloy-la-Glacière

Commune in France

Écrins National Park

Écrins National Park

National park in France

  • Desc: Écrins National Park is one of the ten French national parks. It is located in the south-eastern part of France in the Dauphiné Alps south of Grenoble and north of Gap, shared between the départements of Isère and Hautes-Alpes.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89crins_National_Park
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.02
Mer de Glace

Mer de Glace

Glacier in France

  • Desc: The Mer de Glace is a valley glacier located on the northern slopes of the Mont Blanc massif, in the French Alps. It is 7.5 km long and 200 metres deep but, when all its tributary glaciers are taken into account, it can be regarded as the longest and largest glacier in France, and the second longest in the Alps after the Aletsch Glacier.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mer_de_Glace
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.02
Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves

Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves

Commune in France

Mont Blanc massif

Mont Blanc massif

Mountain range in France

  • Desc: The Mont Blanc massif is a mountain range in the Alps, located mostly in France and Italy, but also straddling Switzerland at its northeastern end. It contains eleven major independent summits, each over 4,000 metres in height. It is named after Mont Blanc, the highest point in western Europe and the European Union.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mont_Blanc_massif
  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
St. Peter's Island

St. Peter's Island

Island in Erlach, Switzerland

  • Desc: St. Peter’s Island. Its highest point is 474 metres (1,555 ft) above sea level or 45 metres (148 ft) above lake level (429 m [ 1,407 ft ]). It was formed in the last Ice Age (see Pleistocene), when the Rhône Glacier reached as far as the Jura mountains. It is a promontory of the Jolimont, above Erlach.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Peter's_Island
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01
Argentière

Argentière

Village in France

  • Desc: Argentière is a picturesque skiing, alpine walking and mountaineering village in the French Alps, part of the commune of Chamonix Mont Blanc, at an altitude of 1,252 m.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argenti%C3%A8re
  • Type: Place, City, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01
Rocciamelone

Rocciamelone

Mountain in Italy

  • Desc: Rocciamelone is a 3,538 m high mountain in Piedmont, Italy, near the border between Italy and France.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocciamelone
  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
Dent du Géant

Dent du Géant

Mountain in Europe

  • Desc: The Dent du Géant is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France and Italy. The Dent du Géant remained unclimbed during the golden age of alpinism, and was a much-coveted peak in the 1870s, repelling many parties who attempted it mostly from the Rochefort ridge.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dent_du_G%C3%A9ant
  • Type: Mountain, Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
Sanetsch Pass

Sanetsch Pass

Mountain pass in Switzerland

  • Desc: Sanetsch Pass is a high mountain pass in Switzerland across the western Bernese Alps, connecting Gsteig in the canton of Berne and Sion in the canton of Valais.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanetsch_Pass
  • Type: Mountain, Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
Barre des Écrins

Barre des Écrins

Mountain in France

  • Desc: The Barre des Écrins is a mountain in the French Alps with a peak at 4102m altitude. It is the highest peak of the Massif des Écrins and the Dauphiné Alps and the most southerly alpine peak in Europe that is higher than 4,000 m.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barre_des_%C3%89crins
  • Type: Mountain, Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
Oberwald

Oberwald

Village in Switzerland

  • Desc: Oberwald is a village in the municipality of Obergoms in Goms District in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is situated at an elevation of 1377 m and had a population of 277 in December 2007.
  • URL: http://www.oberwald.ch/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberwald
  • Type: City, Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01
Nid d'Aigle

Nid d'Aigle

Light rail station in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

  • Desc: Nid d'Aigle is the terminus of the Tramway du Mont Blanc from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains on the slopes of the Mont Blanc. This station welcomes mountaineers as well as hikers at 2,362 m altitude below the glacier of Bionnassay.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nid_d'Aigle
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01

Tête Rousse Hut

Mountain cabin in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

  • Desc: The Tête Rousse Hut is a mountain hut in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps. It is located beside the Tête Rousse Glacier at an altitude of 3,167 m.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C3%AAte_Rousse_Hut
  • Type: Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01
Wildstrubel

Wildstrubel

Mountain in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Wildstrubel is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the border between the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais. It forms a large glaciated massif, about 15 km wide, extending between the Rawil Pass and the Gemmi Pass.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildstrubel
  • Type: Mountain, Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
Cosmiques Hut

Cosmiques Hut

Mountain cabin in Chamonix, France

  • Desc: The Cosmiques Hut is a mountain hut in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps at an altitude of 3,613 m. It is a large structure capable of accommodating 148 mountaineers.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmiques_Hut
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01

Dôme de Neige des Écrins

Mountain in France

  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.01
Gletsch

Gletsch

Hamlet in Switzerland

  • Desc: Gletsch is a hamlet in the German-speaking half of the canton of Valais, located in the upper Rhone valley, called Obergoms, 2.5 kilometres, southeast below the Rhone Glacier's mouth and itself the headwaters of the Rhône.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gletsch
  • Type: Place, City, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01

Val d'Hérens

Valley in Switzerland

  • Desc: Val d'Hérens is an alpine valley in the Valais canton of Switzerland. It was formed by the Hérens glacier, which retreated at the end of the last ice age. It is now the valley of the Borgne river, a tributary of the Rhone
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val_d'H%C3%A9rens
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01
Dent de Morcles

Dent de Morcles

Mountain in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Dent de Morcles is a 2,969 metres high mountain located at western end of the Bernese Alps, overlooking the Rhone between Martigny and St. Maurice.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dent_de_Morcles
  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.00
Debourg

Debourg

Transit station in Lyon, France

  • Type: Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00
Isère

Isère

River in France

  • Desc: The Isère is a river in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of southeastern France. Its source, a glacier known as the Sources de l'Isère, lies in the Vanoise National Park in the Graian Alps of Savoie, near the ski resort Val d'Isère on the border with Italy.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Is%C3%A8re_(river)
  • Type: Thing, BodyOfWater, Place, RiverBodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 0.00
Dammastock

Dammastock

Mountain in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Dammastock is the highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland and is part of the Winterberg massif. Its summit ridge forms the border between the cantons of Uri and the Valais. It is the highest summit in the canton of Uri.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dammastock
  • Type: Mountain, Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.00
Refuge des Grands Mulets

Refuge des Grands Mulets

Mountain cabin in Chamonix, France

  • Desc: The Grands Mulets Hut is a mountain refuge in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps at an altitude of 3,051 m. It is owned by the Club Alpin Francais.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grands_Mulets_Hut
  • Type: Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00

Argentière Hut

Mountain cabin in Chamonix, France

  • Desc: The Argentière Hut is a refuge in the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps. Built in 1974 by the Club Alpin Français, it is located above the north bank of the Argentière Glacier in France at an altitude of 2,691 meters above sea level.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argenti%C3%A8re_Hut
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00

Refuge de Leschaux

Mountain cabin in Chamonix, France

  • Desc: The Leschaux Hut is a refuge in the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps. It is located at 2,431 m on the north side of the Glacier de Leschaux – a tributary of the Mer de Glace. It is owned by the CAF and can accommodate up to 19 people.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leschaux_Hut
  • Type: Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00

Mattertal

Valley in Switzerland

  • Desc: The Matter Valley is located in southwestern Switzerland, south of the Rhone valley in the canton of Valais. The village of Zermatt is the most important settlement of the valley, which is surrounded by many four-thousanders, including the Matterhorn.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mattertal
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00
Les Droites

Les Droites

Mountain in France

  • Desc: Les Droites is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps and is the lowest of the 4000-metre peaks in the Alps. The mountain has two summits: West summit, first ascent by W. A. B. Coolidge, Christian Almer and Ulrich Almer on 16 July 1876
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Droites
  • Type: Thing, Mountain, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.00
Pizzo Rotondo

Pizzo Rotondo

Mountain in Switzerland

  • Desc: Pizzo Rotondo is a mountain in the Lepontine Alps. At 3,190 metres above sea level, it is the highest mountain lying on the border between the cantons of Ticino and Valais, as well as the highest summit of the Lepontine Alps lying between Nufenen Pass and Lukmanier Pass.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizzo_Rotondo
  • Type: Mountain, Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 0.00
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