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Mont-Blanc massif

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Roger-Viollet | 1064335 | Impassable crevasse, ascent of the Mont Blanc, 3635 meters. Upper Savoy, about 1870. | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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Impassable crevasse, ascent of the Mont Blanc, 3635 meters. Upper Savoy, about 1870.

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Roger-Viollet | 1074161 | The Mont-Blanc (Upper Savoy) in the beginning of XXth century. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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The Mont-Blanc (Upper Savoy) in the beginning of XXth century.

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Roger-Viollet | 421231 | Upper-Savoy. The Aiguille des Bossons and Dome du Gouter (1670m). | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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Upper-Savoy. The Aiguille des Bossons and Dome du Gouter (1670m).

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Roger-Viollet | 889245 | Difficult passage at Sénacs du Géant, 1650 meters. Upper Savoy, about 1870. | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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Difficult passage at Sénacs du Géant, 1650 meters. Upper Savoy, about 1870.

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Roger-Viollet | 940856 | Chamonix (France), circa 1900. | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (France), circa 1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 573906 | Ascent of iced pyramids at the Bossons Glacier, near Chamonix (Franceà. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Ascent of iced pyramids at the Bossons Glacier, near Chamonix (Franceà.

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Roger-Viollet | 215961 | Crossing of a glacier. Chamonix (France), before 1895. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Crossing of a glacier. Chamonix (France), before 1895.

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Roger-Viollet | 1071402 | Chamonix (Upper Savoy). Glacier of Bossons. Ice cave of Mont-Blanc. | © CAP / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Upper Savoy). Glacier of Bossons. Ice cave of Mont-Blanc.

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Roger-Viollet | 1039400 | Mer de Glace dans la vallée de Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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Mer de Glace dans la vallée de Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 407934 | Crossing a crevasse in the Bossons glacier, near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Crossing a crevasse in the Bossons glacier, near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 545644 | Crossing a crevasse near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Crossing a crevasse near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 1048782 | Crossing the glacier near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), August 1919. Photo by Ernest Roger. | © Ernest Roger / Roger-Viollet
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Crossing the glacier near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), August 1919. Photo by Ernest Roger.

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Roger-Viollet | 210123 | The Grands-Mulets and the Mont-Blanc. Chamonix (France). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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The Grands-Mulets and the Mont-Blanc. Chamonix (France).

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Roger-Viollet | 1081268 | Vue sur le Montenvers prise du glacier et de la Mer de Glace. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Vue sur le Montenvers prise du glacier et de la Mer de Glace. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 532383 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). The Bossons glacier and the cave. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). The Bossons glacier and the cave.

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Roger-Viollet | 532358 | Touring-club de France | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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Membres du Touring-club de France (TCF) en tourisme à la Mer de Glace. Vallée de Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Juillet 1913.

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Roger-Viollet | 490090 | Young boys crossing the Mer de glace (Sea of Ice). Chamonix (France). | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Young boys crossing the Mer de glace (Sea of Ice). Chamonix (France).

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Roger-Viollet | 988630 | Ascent of the Grands-Mulets. Chamonix (France). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Ascent of the Grands-Mulets. Chamonix (France).

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Roger-Viollet | 482963 | Mer de Glace. Traversée du glacier. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Mer de Glace. Traversée du glacier. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 965325 | Postcard representing the crossing of the glacier in Chamonix (France), 1900. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Postcard representing the crossing of the glacier in Chamonix (France), 1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 863000 | Members of the Touring-Club de France at the Mer de Glace | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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Members of the Touring-Club de France at the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice) in the Mont Blanc massif. France, July 1913.

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Roger-Viollet | 915231 | Mont Blanc (Upper-Savoy). Climbing the Mont Blanc (3050m). | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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Mont Blanc (Upper-Savoy). Climbing the Mont Blanc (3050m).

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Roger-Viollet | 674494 | Crossing on a horizontal ladder (Savoy). | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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Crossing on a horizontal ladder (Savoy).

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Roger-Viollet | 1089071 | Poster of the PLM, French railway company from Paris to Lyons and the Mediterranean. Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), early 20th century. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Poster of the PLM, French railway company from Paris to Lyons and the Mediterranean. Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), early 20th century.

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Roger-Viollet | 1086725 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). The Aiguille de la République and the Aiguille Grépon, seen from the Montenvers. | © Charles Hurault / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). The Aiguille de la République and the Aiguille Grépon, seen from the Montenvers.

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Roger-Viollet | 1057627 | Climbers at a dangerous passage to the Bossons upper glacier (1700 m). Chamonix (France), circa 1865. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Climbers at a dangerous passage to the Bossons upper glacier (1700 m). Chamonix (France), circa 1865.

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Roger-Viollet | 1055712 | The Mont Blanc massif and Chamonix. Climbers at the Talèfre glacier (France). | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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The Mont Blanc massif and Chamonix. Climbers at the Talèfre glacier (France).

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Roger-Viollet | 1014658 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).The valley : the Bossons, the needle of the South, the glacier of Bossons, the white Mount of Tacul and the Maudit mount. | © CAP / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).The valley : the Bossons, the needle of the South, the glacier of Bossons, the white Mount of Tacul and the Maudit mount.

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Roger-Viollet | 416653 | The Mont Blanc massif and Chamonix. Ravanel and Mummery peaks, Cristaux pass (Haute-Savoie, France). | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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The Mont Blanc massif and Chamonix. Ravanel and Mummery peaks, Cristaux pass (Haute-Savoie, France).

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Roger-Viollet | 968372 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Crossing the glacier, about 1890-1900. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Crossing the glacier, about 1890-1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 516838 | Mer de glace dans le massif du Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie). | © Aéro-Photo / Roger-Viollet
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Mer de glace dans le massif du Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 804716 | The valley of Argentiere and Chamonix, seen from the Col de Balme mountain pass (Savoy). Detail of a colorized stereoscopic view. | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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The valley of Argentiere and Chamonix, seen from the Col de Balme mountain pass (Savoy). Detail of a colorized stereoscopic view.

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Roger-Viollet | 713062 | FRANCE - TRAVERSEE DE LA MER DE GLACE | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Mer de Glace. Traversée du glacier. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie).1899.

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Roger-Viollet | 912000 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Passage under the Grands Mulets. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Passage under the Grands Mulets.

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Roger-Viollet | 215950 | Mer de Glace dans le massif du Mont-Blanc. (Haute-Savoie). Juillet 1913. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Mer de Glace dans le massif du Mont-Blanc. (Haute-Savoie). Juillet 1913.

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Roger-Viollet | 628422 | Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie). The glacier and the railroad of Montenvers. | © CAP / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Haute-Savoie). The glacier and the railroad of Montenvers.

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Roger-Viollet | 895437 | The Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), view from La Flégère. Refuge on the foreground, 1910-1915. Photo by Ernest Roger. | © Ernest Roger / Roger-Viollet
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The Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), view from La Flégère. Refuge on the foreground, 1910-1915. Photo by Ernest Roger.

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Roger-Viollet | 875917 | A dangerous passage during the ascent of the Mont Blanc massif. Haute-Savoie (France), circa 1870. Detail from a stereoscopic view. | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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A dangerous passage during the ascent of the Mont Blanc massif. Haute-Savoie (France), circa 1870. Detail from a stereoscopic view.

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Roger-Viollet | 844494 | Climbing in the Mont Blanc massif. Crossing of a crevasse. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Climbing in the Mont Blanc massif. Crossing of a crevasse.

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Roger-Viollet | 841416 | Henriette d'Angeville (1795-1871) ou la  fiancée du Mont-Blanc , alpiniste franco-suisse. Elle est la deuxième femme à gravir le mont Blanc en 1838. Lithographie de Paline. B.N.F. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Henriette d'Angeville (1795-1871) ou la "fiancée du Mont-Blanc", alpiniste franco-suisse. Elle est la deuxième femme à gravir le mont Blanc en 1838. Lithographie de Paline. B.N.F.

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Roger-Viollet | 811795 | Crevasse on the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), glacier in the Mont Blanc massif (Haute-Savoie, France), 1899. Photo by Ernest Roger. | © Ernest Roger / Roger-Viollet
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Crevasse on the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), glacier in the Mont Blanc massif (Haute-Savoie, France), 1899. Photo by Ernest Roger.

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Roger-Viollet | 805502 | Seracs of the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice). View from Montenvers. France, 1899. Photo by Ernest Roger. | © Ernest Roger / Roger-Viollet
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Seracs of the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice). View from Montenvers. France, 1899. Photo by Ernest Roger.

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Roger-Viollet | 782067 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Ice grotto in Bossons glacier. End of XIXth century. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Ice grotto in Bossons glacier. End of XIXth century.

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Roger-Viollet | 586990 | Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice) | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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Members of the Touring-Club at the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), July 1913.

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Roger-Viollet | 745157 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Glacier seen from the Flégère. | © Charles Hurault / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). Glacier seen from the Flégère.

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Roger-Viollet | 773012 | Iced pyramids at the Bossons glacier, near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Iced pyramids at the Bossons glacier, near Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).

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Roger-Viollet | 730714 | Montenvers. The iced sea and the railway. Haute-Savoie, on 1909. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Montenvers. The iced sea and the railway. Haute-Savoie, on 1909.

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Roger-Viollet | 720190 | Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), the Bossons cave. Entrance to the Mont-Blanc cave. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), the Bossons cave. Entrance to the Mont-Blanc cave.

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Roger-Viollet | 715311 | Traversée de la Mer de Glace. Chamonix-Mont-blanc (Haute-Savoie), vers 1899. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Traversée de la Mer de Glace. Chamonix-Mont-blanc (Haute-Savoie), vers 1899.

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Roger-Viollet | 681843 | Le refuge du couvercle, balcon de la Mer de Glace, fait face aux Grandes Jorasses. Environs de Chamonix (Haute-Savoie). | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Le refuge du couvercle, balcon de la Mer de Glace, fait face aux Grandes Jorasses. Environs de Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).

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