Summit of Pic Palas
|Elevation||2,974 m (9,757 ft) |
|Parent peak||Massif du Balaïtous|
|First ascent||1825 by Peytier and Hossard|
Pic Palas or Pic de Palas is a mountain in the Pyrenees on the Spanish–French border. It is the highest point of the French region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department with an altitude of 2,974 m (9,757 ft).
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The summit of Pic Palas, as well as the Massif du Balaïtous, is made of granite.
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References[change | change source]
- "Pic Palas, France/Spain". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- "Historique et chronologie des "premières" pyrénéennes". Henry Russell-Killoug - Comte des Pyrénées (in French). Retrieved 31 March 2014.