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The 6m high tower at the Signal de Botrange
The 6m high tower at the Signal de Botrange
Communication tower on the Signal de Botrange

The Signal de Botrange is the highest point in Belgium, located in the Hautes Fagnes, at 694 m above sea level. It is the top of a broad plateau, and a road crosses the summit, passing an adjacent café. A six-metre-high tower has been built on the summit to allow visitors to reach an altitude of 700 m. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (880x660, 230 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Signal de Botrange ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (880x660, 230 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Signal de Botrange ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x1600, 307 KB) Belgium, Botrange, Communication tower File links The following pages link to this file: Signal de Botrange Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x1600, 307 KB) Belgium, Botrange, Communication tower File links The following pages link to this file: Signal de Botrange Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... The Hautes Fagnes (-French, in German: Hohes Venn, English translation: high fens) is a highland in Belgium and Germany, between the Ardennes and the Eifel highlands. ... The metre (Commonwealth English) or meter (American English) (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... In geology and earth science, a plateau (also tableland, plâteau) is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat open country if the uplift was recent in geologic history. ... Coffeehouse in Damascus A coffeehouse, coffee shop, or café shares some of the characteristics of a bar, and some of the characteristics of a restaurant. ...


At the height of winter the site is used as the start of a number of cross-country skiing routes. Cross-country skiing (also known as XC skiing) is a winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily Northern Europe and Canada. ...


Location: 50°30′06″N, 6°05′35″E


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