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The European Alps

Created through the collision of the African and European Continents.

The Alps stretch 800km across Europe.

Mont Blanc was first climbed in 1786

At 57km, the longest tunnel in the world is being built through the mountains.

Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in Europe at 4,810m.

The banks of Lake Geneva are called the “Swiss Riviera”.

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