The Alps, Europe
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|Name(s) in local language(s):||Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alpe|
The Alps (Alpes in French, Alpen in German, Alpi in Italian, Alpe in Slovene) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies enterely in Europe, stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres across eight countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland. Mont Blanc spans the French–Italian border, and at 4,810 m is the highest mountain in the Alps. The Alpine region area contains about a hundred peaks higher than 4,000 metres.
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1313 valid minerals. 169 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.