Concarena

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Concarena
Monte Concarena - Val Camonica (Foto Luca Giarelli).jpg
Elevation 2,549 m (8,363 ft)
Listing Alpine mountains 2500-2999 m
Location
Concarena is located in Alps
Concarena
Concarena
Location in the Alps
Location Lombardy, Italy
Range Bergamasque Prealps
Coordinates 46°00′41″N 10°16′46″E / 46.01139°N 10.27944°E / 46.01139; 10.27944Coordinates: 46°00′41″N 10°16′46″E / 46.01139°N 10.27944°E / 46.01139; 10.27944

The Concarena is a massif in the Bergamo Prealps; its highest peak is the Cima Bacchetta, with a height of 2,549 m.

The Concarena is the highest part of the range dividing the mid Val Camonica and the Valle di Scalve, lying at its north-eastern tip (the southern one being the Pizzo Camino). Most of the massif is included in the province of Brescia, with some north-western areas part of the province of Bergamo.

Other peaks over 2,000 meters include the Cima dei Ladrinai (2,403 m), Monte Vaccio (2,3383 m) and the Corno del Dente (2,3033 m).

The massif is composed of carbonate rocks from the Triassic period (c. 225 millions years ago)

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to the SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain can be classified in the following way:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8.