Monte Falterona

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Monte Falterona
Monte-Falterona-treeline1.jpg
The tree-line on Monte Falterona
Elevation 1,654 m (5,427 ft)
Location
Location Toscana, Italy
Range Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, a branch of the Northern Apennines.
Monte Falco.jpg

Monte Falterona is a mountain in the Tuscan-Romagnolo Apeninnes, in the Casentino traditional region, standing at 1,654 m. It is part of the Casentino forests, Monte Falterona and Campigna National Park.

The peak is crossed by the borders of the provinces of Florence, Arezzo and Forlì-Cesena.

The mountain, mostly composed of sandstone, is covered by beeches and, from one of its sides, the Arno River springs (Italian: Capo d'Arno).

On the East is a grassy depression which the relic of a Lake (Lago degli Idoli), a relevant archaeological area where numerous little Etruscan statues have been found.

Coordinates: 43°52′N 11°42′E / 43.867°N 11.700°E / 43.867; 11.700