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Google Doodle Celebrates 229 Years of Mont Blanc Peak First Ascent

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Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco, which literally means “White Mountain”, is the European equivalent of Mt Everest in the Alps, with 4,807 metres (15,771 ft) above sea level, that was ascended on 8 August 1786 by Jacques Balmat along with Doctor Michel Paccard giving fodder for a doodle today on Google. “Today we celebrate Europe’s pioneering spirit, stunning landscapes, and ...

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