News:Experts have warned that a section of the Planpincieux glacier on the iconic Mont Blanc in Italy is at the risk of collapsing.
About Mont Blanc:
- The Mont Blanc glacier is Western Europe’s highest mountain range.
- It has 11 peaks above 4,000m in France and Italy and attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year.
- The border between Italy and France passes through the summit of Mont Blanc making it both French and Italian.
- The rising global temperatures are causing the melting of mountain glaciers and the retreat of polar ice sheets.