Mont d'Or (Jura Mountains)
Mont d'Or (French: Le Mont d'Or) is a mountain of the Jura, located in the French department of Doubs and extending into the Swiss canton of Vaud. Its main summit is 1,463 metre-high and lies within France, 500 metres north of the border with Switzerland (1,380 m). The mountain is located between Jougne, France and Vallorbe, Switzerland.
|Elevation||1,463 m (4,800 ft)|
|Prominence||368 m (1,207 ft)|
|Parent peak||Crêt de la Neige|
|Isolation||4.8 km (3.0 mi)|
|Location||Doubs, France |
(mountain partially in Switzerland)
|Parent range||Jura Mountains|
Mont d'Or is notable for its limestone cirque on the east side. Near the highest point of the Swiss border is the Cabane du Mont d'Or, a mountain hut owned by the Swiss Alpine Club. In winter, Mont d'Or also includes a ski area within France. Several ski lifts are located on both west and east sides of the mountain.
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