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Elevation 3,273 m (10,738 ft)
Prominence 960 m (3,150 ft)[1]
Parent peak Dammastock
Basòdino is located in Alps
Location in the Alps
Location Ticino, Switzerland / Piedmont, Italy
Range Lepontine Alps
Coordinates 46°24′41.8″N 8°28′6.5″E / 46.411611°N 8.468472°E / 46.411611; 8.468472Coordinates: 46°24′41.8″N 8°28′6.5″E / 46.411611°N 8.468472°E / 46.411611; 8.468472

The Basòdino is a mountain in the Lepontine Alps on the border between Italy and Switzerland. It is the second highest peak in the canton of Ticino.

On its summit is located a geodetic point of IGM named 05A901 Monte Basodino.[2]

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain is classified in the following way:[3]

  • main part = Western Alps
  • major sector = North-Western Alps
  • section = Lepontine Alps
  • subsection = South-western Lepontine Alps
  • supergroup = Catena Basodino-Cristallina-Biela
  • group = Gruppo del Basodino
  • subgroup = Gruppo del Basodino sensu strictu,
  • code = I/B-10.II-A.1.b

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the San Giacomo Pass (2,313).
  2. ^ "Scheda informativa del punto geodetico". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8.