It does not have the protection of the high wall of the Maritime Alps.
To west and south sweep the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.
Far beyond stretch the snow-clad peaks of the Maritime Alps.
The greater part of the surface is covered by the Maritime Alps; the principal river is the Var.
Gap is an ancient and most attractive little city of the Maritime Alps, of something less than ten thousand inhabitants.
It is characterized by very beautiful scenery bordering the great classic sea, and lying at the base of the Maritime Alps.
To the rear the Maritime Alps slope abruptly down to the sea, with scarce a warning before their plunge into the Mediterranean.
Back of us rise tier after tier of Maritime Alps, their huge summits clouded in a fleecy mist.
A fine example may be seen at the base of the Maritime Alps near Nice.
The King of Sardinia had remained on the Maritime Alps, and, like his son, began operations by driving the republicans before him.