Monts du Forez

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPierre-sur-Haute (1634 m/5361 ft)
States/ProvincesUnclaimed Antarctica (57%), Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (31%), Chilean Antarctic Territory (Claim) (12%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,898 sq km / 3,050 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent198 km / 123 mi North-South
94 km / 59 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 5' N; 3° 39' E
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Map of Monts du Forez
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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 du Forez.
Northeast Massif CentralLevel 4 (Parent)
         Monts du ForezLevel 5
         Monts du BeaujolaisLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Monts LyonnaisLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Monts du Forez

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
2.Montagne de Courreau14204659 
3.Puy de Montoncel12874222 
4.Puy Snidre12324042 
5.Pierres du Jour11643819 
6.La Dent9703182 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Monts du Forez

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Pierre-sur-Haute summit cross (2012-09-18). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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