Google remembers Mont Blanc's first Ascent

August 8, 2015: By S Malhotra


Google has memorizes the 229th anniversary of the historic climb to the "White Mountain" with a google doodle. Jacques Balmat and Doctor Michel Paccard did the first ever ascent to Mont Blanc on On 8 August 1786. Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and the highest peak in Europe at 4,807 m (15,771 ft) above sea level.

The Google doodle depicts icy peak of Mont Blanc with two little black men climbing all the way up to the top of the peak. The doodle shows the forests at the foothills of the ice covered mountain and the Google logo is showcased across the white hill in a cloudy white shade. Users will be taken to a search page showing results for 'mont blanc first ascent' when they click on the doodle. 


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