The Aiguille des Glaciers (Italian: Aiguille des Glaciers) (3,816 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif of the Alps, falling within Savoie and Haute-Savoie, France and the Aosta Valley, Italy.
On 1 November 1946 a B-17 Flying Fortress crashed into the Aiguille des Glaciers, killing all 8 crew members. The crash site was not discovered until July 1947, when remains were found at an altitude of 3,700 metres (12,000 ft)
The nearest mountain hut is Bivacco Adolfo Hess located 1 446m/4 744ft ESE of the summit.
By elevation Aiguille des Glaciers is
# 86 out of 2223 in the Graian Alps # 4 out of 41 in Réserve naturelle des Contamines-Montjoie # 80 out of 35442 in France # 71 out of 9907 in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes # 86 out of 1186 in Aosta Valley # 61 out of 1207 in Upper Savoy # 2 out of 1550 in Savoy # 73 out of 581 in the Mont Blanc massif
By prominence Aiguille des Glaciers is
# 100 out of 2223 in the Graian Alps # 4 out of 41 in Réserve naturelle des Contamines-Montjoie # 74 out of 1186 in Aosta Valley # 69 out of 1207 in Upper Savoy # 84 out of 1550 in Savoy # 31 out of 581 in the Mont Blanc massif
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