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French engineers have started to drain a lake under a glacier on Mont Blanc which threatens to flood the Saint Gervais valley.
LONDON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Elements, the world's premiere provider of holiday fun, has issued an invitation to 'Star Wars' fans to vacation in the French Alps. Alpine Elements is renowned for organizing winter and summer fun for countless vacationers.
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Japan's Ai Miyazato shot 6-under-par Friday to join Becky Brewerton and Na Yeon Choi at the top through 36 holes at the LPGA's Evian Masters in France. The trio has compiled two-round totals of 9-under 135 at the Evian Masters Golf Club in Evian-les-Bains. I feel great, Miyazato said.
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The Abondance is a breed of cattle originating in the high valleys of Haute-Savoie, France. It was bred by monks during the 1100s, originally called the chablaisienne. There are around 150,000 head currently in France. The cattle have also been exported to North America, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Iraq and Africa. It is a medium-sized animal. The female is golden brown in color with a white head, abdomen and leg extremities. She will weigh between 1,280 and 1,500 pounds and stand about...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.