Monts d’Auvergne

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPuy de Sancy (1885 m/6184 ft)
States/ProvincesUnclaimed Antarctica (91%), Argentina-UK Overlapping Claims (6%), Occitanie (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area9,549 sq km / 3,687 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent193 km / 120 mi North-South
128 km / 79 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 30' N; 2° 39' E
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Map of Monts d’Auvergne
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Monts d’Auvergne.
Massif CentralLevel 3 (Parent)
         Northwestern Massif CentralLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Monts d’AuvergneLevel 4
                 Puy de Dome AreaLevel 5 (Child)
                 Le Monts DoreLevel 5 (Child)
                 CantalLevel 5 (Child)
         Northeast Massif CentralLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Massif CentralLevel 4 (Sibling)
         CévennesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southwest Massif CentralLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Monts d’Auvergne

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Puy de Sancy18856184Le Monts Dore
2.Plomb du Cantal18556086Cantal
3.Puy Ferrand18546083Le Monts Dore
4.Puy du Rocher18135948Cantal
5.Puy de Peyre Arse18065925Cantal
6.Puy Brunet18065925Cantal
7.Puy de Cacadogne17855856Le Monts Dore
8.Puy Mary17835850Cantal
9.Puy Redon17815843Le Monts Dore
10.Puy des Crebasses17625781Le Monts Dore
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Puy de Sancy18856184Le Monts Dore
2.Plomb du Cantal18556086Cantal
3.Puy de Dôme14654806Puy de Dome Area

Photos of Peaks in the Monts d’Auvergne

Puy de Sancy

The Puy de Sancy from the northwest (1985-06).
Plomb du Cantal
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Plomb du Cantal from the start of our route up (2012-09-16). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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